Black Lives Matter – Books for Kids and Parents


Click on any of the titles for more information and to purchase the book. These are books for young readers and those who need to be read to.


For Kids and Parents

Raising White Kids, Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America  by Harvey

This Book is Anti-Racist, 20 Lessons on How to Wake up Take Action and Do the Work by Jewell

Stamped, Racism, Antiracism, and You  by Reynold & Kendi

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas,

All the Days Past, All the Days to Come (the new sequel to Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry) by Mildred Taylor

Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson,

All American Boys by Jason Reynolds.


For Younger Kids – Read-Alouds

We’re Different, We’re the Same  Sesame Street

Happy in Our Skin by Manushkin

One Big Heart, A Celebration of Being More Alike Than Different by Davis

All Are Welcome  by Penfold

I am Enough by Byers

Separate is Never Equal, Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation by Tonatiuh

The Proudest Blue, a Story of Hijab and Family by Muhammed and Ali

I Believe I Can by Byers

Black is a Rainbow Color  by Joy

Strictly No Elephants by Mantchev


For the Littlest

Hey Black Child  by Perkins

Love and the Rocking Chair  by Dillon

Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes  by Fox