Antiracist Reading List for Kids and Young Adults

It's never too early to talk to your kids about race. These books are by no means an exhaustive list of all the wonderful work for kids by black authors, advocates, and thinkers. Please note that many of these books are in high demand, so your order may be delayed in getting to you. The good news is all this demand means that publishers are working hard to get more of these books out in the world into your hands.

Antiracist Baby Board Book Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593110416
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Published: Kokila - June 16th, 2020

Counting on Community Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9781609806323
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Published: Triangle Square - September 22nd, 2015

Woke Baby Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250308986
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - December 31st, 2018

Say Hello! Cover Image
By Rachel Isadora, Rachel Isadora (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780399256325
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - May 16th, 2017

Dare to Dream Big Cover Image
By Lorna Gutierrez, Polly Noakes (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781492694854
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - January 7th, 2020

Last Stop on Market Street Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399257742
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2015

Peekaboo Morning Cover Image
By Rachel Isadora, Rachel Isadora (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780399251535
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2008

Blue Sky White Stars Cover Image
By Sarvinder Naberhaus, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803737006
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Published: Dial Books - June 13th, 2017

Whose Toes Are Those? Cover Image
By Jabari Asim, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316454322
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Published: LB Kids - March 5th, 2019

The Undefeated Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328780966
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Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019

Please, Baby, Please (Classic Board Books) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416949114
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Published: Little Simon - September 18th, 2007

Baby Says Board Book Cover Image
By John Steptoe, John Steptoe (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062847539
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Published: HarperFestival - December 31st, 2018

The Snowy Day Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780670654000
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers -

Chocolate Me! Cover Image
By Taye Diggs, Shane W. Evans (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250207852
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - May 7th, 2019

Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316475143
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 19th, 2019

Hair Love Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553366
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Published: Kokila - May 14th, 2019

You Matter Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534421691
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 2nd, 2020

All Are Welcome Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525579649
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - July 10th, 2018

Sulwe Cover Image
By Lupita Nyong'o, Vashti Harrison (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534425361
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut (Denene Millner Books) Cover Image
By Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781572842243
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Published: Agate Bolden - October 10th, 2017

Ghost Boys Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316262262
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

Speak Up Cover Image
By Miranda Paul, Ebony Glenn (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358140962
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Published: Clarion Books - July 7th, 2020

The Hate U Give Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498533
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 28th, 2017

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

The Only Black Girls in Town Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316456388
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

Just Mercy (Adapted for Young Adults): A True Story of the Fight for Justice Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780525580065
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Published: Ember - September 10th, 2019

Black Brother, Black Brother Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316493802
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020

Harbor Me Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780525515142
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Published: Puffin Books - April 21st, 2020

Blended Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781442495012
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 7th, 2020

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Tyler Johnson Was Here Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780316472180
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 19th, 2019

Dear Martin Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781101939529
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Published: Ember - September 4th, 2018

This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do The Work Cover Image
By Tiffany Jewell, Aurelia Durand (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780711245211
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - January 7th, 2020

On the Come Up Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498564
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 5th, 2019

All American Boys Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781481463348
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

Genesis Begins Again Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481465809
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 15th, 2019

Woke: A Young Poet's Call to Justice Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250311207
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 10th, 2020

This Is My America Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593118764
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 28th, 2020

SLAY Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534445420
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Published: Simon Pulse - September 24th, 2019

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250170972
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 6th, 2018

Children of Virtue and Vengeance (Legacy of Orisha #2) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250170996
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - December 3rd, 2019