In the current climate, there has been much discussion on the subject of race within the United States and across the globe.
Healthline.org has compiled a comprehensive list of resources, including books, social media platforms and organizations that are working to guide parents and children on anti-racism, diversity and society.
- Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners
- The awards are given to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.
- EmbraceRace’s Children’s Book List for Anti-Racist Activism
- This list is curated to include reading material that can initiate conversations with children about race, racism, and what it means to resist oppression.
- The Conscious Kid’s 41 Children’s Books to Support Conversations on Race, Racism, and Resistance
- The Conscious Kid is “an educational nonprofit that equips parents and educators with tools they can use to support racial identity development, critical literacy, and equitable practices in their homes and classrooms.”
- Note: Users need a membership to access this list.
Books for teenagers:
- This is My America by Kim Johnson
- Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi & Yself Salaam
- Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You: A Remix by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi
- I’m Not Dying With You Tonight by Gilly Segal and Kimberly Jones
- When I Was the Greatest by Jason Reynolds
- On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
- Just Mercy (Adapted for Young Adults) : A True Story of the Fight for Justice by Bryan Stevenson
- All American Boys by Jason Reynolds
- Dear Martin by Nic Stone
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