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Awesome Anti-Racist Kids' Books

It's never been more clear that those of us with white and non-Black kids in our lives need to be actively helping those kids understand race and racism and how to combat the latter. These books are excellent tools for this.

by Kerry Clare · Tagged anti-racist, kids' books.

The Stone Thrower

by (author) Jael Ealey Richardson
illustrated by Matt James

Up Home

by (author) Shauntay Grant
illustrated by Susan Tooke

Viola Desmond Won't Be Budged!

by (author) Jody Nyasha Warner
illustrated by Richard Rudnicki

You Hold Me Up / Gimanaadenim

by (author) Monique Gray Smith
illustrated by Danielle Daniel
translated by Angela Mesic & Margaret Noodin


by (author) Shauntay Grant
illustrated by Eva Campbell

A Change of Heart

by (author) Alice Walsh
illustrated by Erin Bennett Banks

Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13

by (author) Helaine Becker
illustrated by Dow Phumiruk

The Kids Book of Black Canadian History

by (author) Rosemary Sadlier
illustrated by Qijun Wang

To the Rescue! Garrett Morgan Underground

Great Ideas Series

by (author) Monica Kulling
illustrated by David Parkins

Boonoonoonous Hair

by (author) Olive Senior
illustrated by Laura James

Racism Deal With It

Deal with it before it gets under your skin

by (author) Anne Marie Aikins
illustrated by Steven Murray

Elijah of Buxton (Scholastic Gold)

by (author) Christopher Paul Curtis

Black Women Who Dared

by (author) Naomi M. Moyer