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Antiracist Resources and Reads: Lists for All Ages


Resources for Children & Families


1619 Project



Anti-Racism Resources



Basic eBook about Racism



Empathy Educates



Future Voters Project



Jason Reynolds Talks to the Kojo Kids Show


National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)



Resources for Kids and Families from the Center for Racial Justice


Teaching Tolerance



Time Article on Intersectionality


USC Rossier School of Education - Resources for Learning and Teaching about Racism



When We All Vote


Resources for Children (eResources on Axis360)


Grades 2-3


Grades 4-6 


Grades 7-12


Resources for Children (eResources on Hoopla)

  • All the Colors We Are by Katie Kissinger

  • Beyond Slavery by Ann Byers

  • Facing Frederick by Tonya Bolden

  • A Nation’s Hope by Matt De La Pena

  • Night on Fire by Ronald Kidd

  • On the Playground by Dr. Jillian Roberts

  • Racism by Harriet Brundle

  • Racism by Chuck Robinson

  • Rise Up! The Art of Protest by Jo Rippon

  • Roots of Racism by Kelly Bakshi

  • Separate is Never Equal by Duncan Tonatiuh

  • The Sisters are Alright by Tamara Winfrey Harris

  • Speaking Our Truth by Monique Gray Smith

  • Standing up to Hate Speech by Alison Morretta

  • They had a Dream by Jules Archer

  • We are Different and Alike by Cynthia Geisen

  • What are Race and Racism? by Sue Bradford Edwards

  • What’s Racism by Amy B. Rogers

  • White Privilege by M. T. Blakemore

Young Adult Fiction Authors:

*Acevedo, Elizabeth - With the Fire on High (Young Adult Fiction Acevedo)

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi

*Adeyemi, Tomi - Children of Blood and Bone (Young Adult Fiction Adeyemi SciFi/Fantasy)

*Alexander, Kwame - Solo (Young Adult Fiction Alexander)

Chase, Paula

*Clayton, Dhonielle - The Belles (Young Adult Fiction Clayton)

*Colbert, Brandy - The Voting Booth (Young Adult Fiction Colbert)

*Coles, Jay - Tyler Johnson Was Here (Young Adult Fiction Coles)

Davis, Dana L

Forest, Kristina

*Giles, Lamar - Not So Pure and Simple (Young Adult Fiction Giles)

Gilly, Segal

Grandison, Whitney D.

*Ireland, Justina - Dread Nation (Young Adult Fiction Ireland)

*Jackson, TIffany D. - Grown (Young Adult Fiction Jackson)

Jones, Kimberly

*Morris, Brittney - Slay (Young Adult Fiction Morris)

*Moulite, Maika - Dear Haiti, Love Alaine (Young Adult Fiction Moulite)

Onuzo, Chibundu

*Parker, Morgan - Who Put This Song On? (Young Adult Fiction Parker)

*Philippe, Ben - The Field Guide to the North American Teenager (Young Adult Fiction Philippe)

*Reynolds, Jason - Long Way Down (Young Adult Fiction Reynolds) 

*Reynolds, Justin A. - Opposite of Always (Young Adult Fiction Reynolds)

Rigaud, Debbie

*Stone, Nic - Jackpot (Young Adult Fiction Stone)

*Tamani, Liara - Calling My Name (Young Adult Fiction Tamani)

*Thomas, Angie - The Hate U Give (Young Adult Fiction Thomas)

Walker, Brian F.

*Watson, Renee - Watch Us Rise (Young Adult Fiction Watson)

*Woodfolk, Ashley - When You Were Everything (Young Adult Fiction Woodfolk)

*Woodson, Jacqueline - If You Come Softly (Young Adult Fiction Woodson)

*Yoon, Nicola - The Sun is Also a Star (Young Adult Fiction Yoon)

*Zoboi, Ibi - American Street (Young Adult Fiction Zoboi)


Resources for Adults 

Being Black in America (Non-Fiction)

Civil Rights Activism (Non-Fiction)


Institutional Racism and Police Brutality (Non-Fiction)


Non-Fiction (General)

Fiction (General)

DVD (Fiction)

DVD (Non-Fiction)