To Do

To Read

 

  • “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas 
  • “Harbor Me” by Jacqueline Woodson 
  • “This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do The Work” by Tiffany Jewell and Aurelia Durand 
  • “Brown Girl Dreaming” by Jacqueline Woodson 
  • “Dear White People” by Justin Simien 
  • Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and you, Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi 
  • The Colors of UsKaren Katz 
  • Let’s Talk About RaceJulius Lester 
  • The Skin I’m In: A First Look at Racism, Pat Thomas 
  • Sesame Street’s “We’re Different, We’re the Same” by Bobbi Jane Kates 
  • Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story about Racial Injustice, Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, and Ann Hazzard 
  • I Am EnoughGrace Byers 
  • Happy in Our Skin, Fran Manushkin and Lauren Tobia 
  • Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights MovementCarole Boston Weatherford and Ekua Holmes 
  • Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America, Jennifer Harvey 
  • Daddy Why Am I Brown?: A healthy conversation about skin color and family, Bedford F. Palmer 
  • A Terrible Thing Happened, Margaret Holmes 
  • One Colorful Wish Giraffes Can Fly – An Antiracist Kid’s Story for Teachers and Parents to discuss diversity, ColorChi and Alicia James 
  • Antiracist Baby Board Book, Ibram X. Kendi, Ashley Lukashevsky 
  • The ABCs of Diversity: Helping Kids (and Ourselves!) Embrace Our Differences, Y. Joy Harris-Smith – age appropriate resources to address the killings and protests honestly 
  • Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice, Marianne Celano, Marietta Colins, Ann Hazzard, Illustrated by Jennifer Zivoin, ages 4-8 
  • This New York Times article also provides recommendations for books for children of all ages that are about children/people of color living joyful lives, not victims. 
  • Ibram Kendi, How to be an Anti-racist 
  • Robin DiAngelo,  White Fragility: Why It’s so Hard for White People to Talk About Racism 
  • Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of RAcist Ideas in America, Ibram X. Kendi 
  • 1619 Project 
  • Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think and Do, Jennifer L. Eberhardt 
  • So You Want to Talk about Race, Ijeoma Oluo 

Learn. Reflect. Act.