RESOURCE LIST - BOOKS

Below are lists of books for adults, teens, and children that can assist you in expanding your knowledge of other races, cultures and experiences as well as options to purchase to support our Little Free Diverse Libraries.

Books

If you plan to purchase one of these books, we hope you will consider making a purchase from a BIPOC-owned independent bookstore. Below are a few to choose from:

Bel Canto Books in Long Beach, CA (AANHPI-owned)

Birchbark Books in Minneapolis, MN (Indigenous-owned)

Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC (Middle Eastern American-owned)

Cafe Con Libros in Brooklyn, NY (Black feminist-owned)

Eastwind Books of Berkeley in Berkeley, CA (AANHPI-owned)

Epilogue Books Chocolate Brews in Chapel Hill, NC (Latinx-owned)

Eyeseeme African American Children's Bookstore in St. Louis, MO (Black-owned)

Femme Fire Books in Jacksonville, FL (AANHPI-owned)

A Good Used Book in Los Angeles, CA (AANHPI-owned)

Harriett's Bookshop in Philadelphia, PA (Black-owned)

Iron Dog Books in Vancouver, BC (Indigenous-owned)

The Lit. Bar in Brooklyn, NY (Latinx-owned)

Loyalty Bookstore in Silver Spring, MD (Black and LGBTQ+-owned)

MahoganyBooks in Washington, DC (Black-owned)

Marcus Books in Oakland, CA (oldest Black-owned bookstore in US)

Massy Books in Vancouver, BC (Indigenous-owned)

Palabras Bilingual Bookstore in Phoenix, AZ (Latinx-owned)

Red Planet Books & Comics in Albuquerque, NM (Indigenous-owned)

Third House Books in Gainesville, FL (Latinx-owned)

Townie Books in Butte, CO (AANHPI-owned)

You can also find additional bookstores owned by members of the BIPOC and other marginalized communities at http://www.diversebooks.org, http://www.theconsciouskid.org, and https://adifferentbooklist.com.

Adult Non-Fiction: General Racial Education & History

So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone by Heather McGhee
The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone by Heather McGhee
Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving
Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving
Begin Again: James Baldwin's American and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own by Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.
Begin Again: James Baldwin's American and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own by Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.
The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones
The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones
The People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
The People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
How Race is Made in America: Immigration, Citizenship and the Historical Power of Racial Scripts by Natalia Molina
How Race is Made in America: Immigration, Citizenship and the Historical Power of Racial Scripts by Natalia Molina
Never Forget Who You Are: Conversations About Racism and Identity Development by Rodney L. Hurst, Sr. and Rudy F. Jamison, Jr., Ed.D.
Never Forget Who You Are: Conversations About Racism and Identity Development by Rodney L. Hurst, Sr. and Rudy F. Jamison, Jr., Ed.D.
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown
The History of White People by Nell Irvin Painter
The History of White People by Nell Irvin Painter
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America by Juan Gonzalez
Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America by Juan Gonzalez
The Making of Asian America: A History by Erika Lee
The Making of Asian America: A History by Erika Lee
Lies My Teacher Told Me by James Loewen
Lies My Teacher Told Me by James Loewen
Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul by Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.
Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul by Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.
An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
Killing Rage by bell hooks
Killing Rage by bell hooks
Finding Latinx: In Search of the Voices Redefining Latino Identity
Finding Latinx: In Search of the Voices Redefining Latino Identity
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
America for Americans: A History of Xenophobia in the United States by Erika Lee
America for Americans: A History of Xenophobia in the United States by Erika Lee
Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong
Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong
A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America by Ronald Takaki
A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America by Ronald Takaki
What Lies Between Us Journal and Guide: First Steps Toward Racial Healing by Lucretia Berry
What Lies Between Us Journal and Guide: First Steps Toward Racial Healing by Lucretia Berry
Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America by Eduardo Bonilla Silva
Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America by Eduardo Bonilla Silva
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo
I Am Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown
I Am Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown
Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People by Helen Zia
Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People by Helen Zia
From a Native Daughter: Colonialism and Sovereignty in Hawaii by Haunani-Kay Trask
From a Native Daughter: Colonialism and Sovereignty in Hawaii by Haunani-Kay Trask

Adult Non-Fiction: Memoirs, Biographies & Autobiographies

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Ashe Bandele
When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Ashe Bandele
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman's Awakening by Manal Al-Sharif
Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman's Awakening by Manal Al-Sharif
Crying in H Mart: A Memoir by Michelle Zauner
Crying in H Mart: A Memoir by Michelle Zauner
Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age by Amani Al-Khatahtbeh
Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age by Amani Al-Khatahtbeh
Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Cooper
Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Cooper
The Girl With Seven Names: A North Korean Defector's Story by Hyeonseo Lee
The Girl With Seven Names: A North Korean Defector's Story by Hyeonseo Lee
Mankiller: A Chief and Her People by Wilma Mankiller
Mankiller: A Chief and Her People by Wilma Mankiller
In the Country We Love: My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero
In the Country We Love: My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero
Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love, and So Much More by Janet Mock
Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love, and So Much More by Janet Mock
We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir by Samira Babib
We Have Always Been Here: A Queer Muslim Memoir by Samira Babib
Notes From a Young Black Chef by Kwame Onwuachi
Notes From a Young Black Chef by Kwame Onwuachi
I Am Yours: A Shared Memoir by Reema Zaman
I Am Yours: A Shared Memoir by Reema Zaman

Adult Non-Fiction: Race and Education

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together by Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D.
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together by Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D.
Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools by Monique W. Morris
Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools by Monique W. Morris
Education for Extinction: American Indians and the Boarding School Experience 1875-1928 by David Wallace Adams
Education for Extinction: American Indians and the Boarding School Experience 1875-1928 by David Wallace Adams
Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students by Zaretta Hammond
Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students by Zaretta Hammond
The Latino Education Crisis: The Consequences of Failed Social Policies by Frances Contreras and Patricia Gandara
The Latino Education Crisis: The Consequences of Failed Social Policies by Frances Contreras and Patricia Gandara
Stringing Rosaries: The History, the Unforgiveable, and the Healing of Northern Plains American Indian Boarding School Survivors by Denise Lajimodiere
Stringing Rosaries: The History, the Unforgiveable, and the Healing of Northern Plains American Indian Boarding School Survivors by Denise Lajimodiere
Education Across Borders: Immigration, Race, and Identity in the Classroom by Jalene Tamerat, Marie Lily Cerat, and Patrick Sylvain
Education Across Borders: Immigration, Race, and Identity in the Classroom by Jalene Tamerat, Marie Lily Cerat, and Patrick Sylvain
Cutting School: The Segrenomics of American Education by Noliwe Rooks
Cutting School: The Segrenomics of American Education by Noliwe Rooks
Learning in a Burning House: Educational Inequality, Idelogy, and (Dis)Integration by Sonay Douglass Horsford
Learning in a Burning House: Educational Inequality, Idelogy, and (Dis)Integration by Sonay Douglass Horsford
Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubling History of America's Universities by Craig Steven Wilder
Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubling History of America's Universities by Craig Steven Wilder

Adult Non-Fiction: Health and Medicine

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Medical Bondage: Race, Gender and the Origins of American Gynecology by Deirdre Cooper Owens
Medical Bondage: Race, Gender and the Origins of American Gynecology by Deirdre Cooper Owens
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientifc Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer
Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientifc Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer
A Terrible Thing To Waste: Environmental Racism and the Assault on the American Mind by Harriet A. Washington
A Terrible Thing To Waste: Environmental Racism and the Assault on the American Mind by Harriet A. Washington
the Cost of Racism for People of Color: Contextualizing Experiences of Discrimination by Alvin Alvarez, Christopher Liang and Helen Neville
the Cost of Racism for People of Color: Contextualizing Experiences of Discrimination by Alvin Alvarez, Christopher Liang and Helen Neville
Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present by Harriet A. Washington
Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present by Harriet A. Washington
Reproductive Injustice: Racism, Pregnancy and Premature Birth by Dana-Ain Davis
Reproductive Injustice: Racism, Pregnancy and Premature Birth by Dana-Ain Davis
My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Mending  of Our Bodies and Hearts by Resmaa Menakem
My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Mending of Our Bodies and Hearts by Resmaa Menakem
Sacred Plant Medicine: The Wisdom in Native American Herbalism by Stephen Harrod Buhner
Sacred Plant Medicine: The Wisdom in Native American Herbalism by Stephen Harrod Buhner
Sickening: Anti-Black Racism and Health Disparities in the United States by Anne Pollock
Sickening: Anti-Black Racism and Health Disparities in the United States by Anne Pollock

Adult Non-Fiction: Race and Housing

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How  Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein
How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality and the Fight for the Neighborhood by Peter Moskowitz
How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality and the Fight for the Neighborhood by Peter Moskowitz
American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass by Douglas Massey and Nancy Denton
American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass by Douglas Massey and Nancy Denton
Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
The Lines Between Us: Two Families and the Quest to Cross Baltimore's Racial Divide by Lawrence Lanahan
The Lines Between Us: Two Families and the Quest to Cross Baltimore's Racial Divide by Lawrence Lanahan

Adult Non-Fiction: Policing, Justice and the Law

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
The Black and the Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism and injustice in America's Law Enforcement by Matthew Horace
The Black and the Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism and injustice in America's Law Enforcement by Matthew Horace
The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton
The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton
Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration by Reuben Jonathan Miller
Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration by Reuben Jonathan Miller
Ghettoside: The Story of Murder in America by Jill Leovy
Ghettoside: The Story of Murder in America by Jill Leovy
Prison Writings: My Life is My Sun Dance by Leonard Peltier
Prison Writings: My Life is My Sun Dance by Leonard Peltier
Badges Without Borders: How Global Counterinsurgency Transformed American Policing by Stuart Schrader
Badges Without Borders: How Global Counterinsurgency Transformed American Policing by Stuart Schrader
The End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale
The End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale
From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America by Elizabeth Hinton
From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America by Elizabeth Hinton

Adult Non-Fiction: Race in Business and Economics

Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance by Edgar Villanueva
Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance by Edgar Villanueva
Economics: The User's Guide by Ha-Joon Chang
Economics: The User's Guide by Ha-Joon Chang
Diversity, Inc.: The Fight for Racial Equality in the Workplace by Pamela Newkirk
Diversity, Inc.: The Fight for Racial Equality in the Workplace by Pamela Newkirk
The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap by Mehrsa Baradaran
The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap by Mehrsa Baradaran
The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future by Joseph E. Stiglitz
The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future by Joseph E. Stiglitz

Adult Non-Fiction: Immigration and the Immigrant Experience

Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal by Aviva Chomsky
Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal by Aviva Chomsky
Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas
Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas
Separated: Inside an American Tragedy by Jacob Soboroff
Separated: Inside an American Tragedy by Jacob Soboroff
One Mighty and Irresistible Tide: The Epic Struggle Over American Immigration 1924-1965 by Jia Lynn Yang
One Mighty and Irresistible Tide: The Epic Struggle Over American Immigration 1924-1965 by Jia Lynn Yang
After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America by Jessica Goudeau
After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America by Jessica Goudeau

Adult Non-Fiction: Politics and Civic Engagement

Our Time is Now by Stacey Abrams
Our Time is Now by Stacey Abrams
Give us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America by Ari Berman
Give us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America by Ari Berman
The Voting Rights War: The NAACP and the Ongoing Struggle for Justice by Gloria J. Browne-Marshall
The Voting Rights War: The NAACP and the Ongoing Struggle for Justice by Gloria J. Browne-Marshall
On Account of Race: The Supreme Court, White Supremacy, and the Ravaging of African American Voting Rights by Lawrence Goldstone
On Account of Race: The Supreme Court, White Supremacy, and the Ravaging of African American Voting Rights by Lawrence Goldstone
Unbought and Unbossed by Shirley Chisolm
Unbought and Unbossed by Shirley Chisolm

Adult Non-Fiction: Food, Art and Culture

Call Us What We Carry: Poems by Amanda Gorman
Call Us What We Carry: Poems by Amanda Gorman
The Wisdom of Native Americans edited by Kent Nerburn
The Wisdom of Native Americans edited by Kent Nerburn
Made in India: Recipes From an Indian Family Kitchen by Meera Sodha
Made in India: Recipes From an Indian Family Kitchen by Meera Sodha
The Culture Map: Decoding How People Think, Lead, and Get Things Done Across Cultures by Erin Meyer
The Culture Map: Decoding How People Think, Lead, and Get Things Done Across Cultures by Erin Meyer
Time is a Mother by Ocean Vuong
Time is a Mother by Ocean Vuong
The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South by Michael W. Twitty
The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South by Michael W. Twitty
Dark. Sweet.: New and Selected Poems by Linda Hogan
Dark. Sweet.: New and Selected Poems by Linda Hogan
Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fate of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fate of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
Black Food: Stories, Art,  and Recipes from Across the African Diaspora by Bryant Terry
Black Food: Stories, Art, and Recipes from Across the African Diaspora by Bryant Terry
Latin American Art: Ancient to Modern by John F. Scott
Latin American Art: Ancient to Modern by John F. Scott

Adult Non-Fiction: Humor/Satire

The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae
The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae
How Not To Get Shot: And Other Advice From White People by D.L. Hughley
How Not To Get Shot: And Other Advice From White People by D.L. Hughley
How to American: An Immigrant's Guide to Disappointing Your Parents by Jimmy O. Yang
How to American: An Immigrant's Guide to Disappointing Your Parents by Jimmy O. Yang
We Had a Little Real Estate Problem: The Unheralded Story of Native Americans and Comedy
We Had a Little Real Estate Problem: The Unheralded Story of Native Americans and Comedy
How to Be Black by Baratunde Thurston
How to Be Black by Baratunde Thurston

Adult Fiction

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala
Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala
Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
Beloved by Toni Morrison
Beloved by Toni Morrison
Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour
Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour
The Break by Katherena Vermette
The Break by Katherena Vermette
Breast and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami
Breast and Eggs by Mieko Kawakami
Darktown by Thomas Mullen
Darktown by Thomas Mullen
Dominicana by Angie Cruz
Dominicana by Angie Cruz
Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger
Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger
The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay
The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay
The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare
The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare
His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie
His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie
Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Just As I Am by E. Lynn Harris
Just As I Am by E. Lynn Harris
Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
The Last Story of Mina Lee by Nancy Jooyoun Kim
The Last Story of Mina Lee by Nancy Jooyoun Kim
Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam
Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
Next Year in Havana by Chanel Clifton
Next Year in Havana by Chanel Clifton
Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia
Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia
The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones
The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones
The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris
The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris
A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza
A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza
The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang
The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang
Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson
Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson
The Removed by Brandon Hobson
The Removed by Brandon Hobson
Seven Days in June by Tia Williams
Seven Days in June by Tia Williams
The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali
The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali
The Stolen Bicycle by Wu Ming-yi
The Stolen Bicycle by Wu Ming-yi
Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
Swing Time by Zadie Smith
Swing Time by Zadie Smith
A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
Where the Line Bleeds by Jesmyn Ward
Where the Line Bleeds by Jesmyn Ward

YA/Teen Fiction and Non-Fiction

The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives by Dashka Slater
The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives by Dashka Slater
All Boys Aren't Blue by George M. Johnson
All Boys Aren't Blue by George M. Johnson
Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir by Robin Ha
Almost American Girl: An Illustrated Memoir by Robin Ha
American as Paneer Pie by Supriya Kelkar
American as Paneer Pie by Supriya Kelkar
The Burning: Black Wall Street and the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 by Tim Madigan
The Burning: Black Wall Street and the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 by Tim Madigan
Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas
Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
Charming as a Verb by Ben Philippe
Charming as a Verb by Ben Philippe
Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
Clas Act by Jerry Craft
Clas Act by Jerry Craft
Dear Martin by Nic Stone
Dear Martin by Nic Stone
Don't Ask Me Where I'm From by Jennifer De Leon
Don't Ask Me Where I'm From by Jennifer De Leon
Emergency Contact by Mary H.K. Choi
Emergency Contact by Mary H.K. Choi
Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender
Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender
Furia by Yamile Saled Mendez
Furia by Yamile Saled Mendez
Harbon Me by Jacqueline Woodson
Harbon Me by Jacqueline Woodson
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar
The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar
Hurricane Summer by Asha Bromfield
Hurricane Summer by Asha Bromfield
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones by Daven McQueen
The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones by Daven McQueen
Juliet Takes A Breath by Gabby Rivera
Juliet Takes A Breath by Gabby Rivera
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
Keep It Together, Keiko Carter by Debbi M. Florence
Keep It Together, Keiko Carter by Debbi M. Florence
King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender
King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender
The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen
The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen
The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
Maus by Art Spiegelman
Maus by Art Spiegelman
The Moon Within by Aida Salazar
The Moon Within by Aida Salazar
More Than Just a Pretty Face by Syed M. Masood
More Than Just a Pretty Face by Syed M. Masood
Ms. Marvel Volume 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson
Ms. Marvel Volume 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
The Only Black Girls in Town by Brandy Colbert
The Only Black Girls in Town by Brandy Colbert
Paola Santiago and the River of Tears by Tehlor Kay Mejia
Paola Santiago and the River of Tears by Tehlor Kay Mejia
A Phoenix First Must Burn edited by Patrice Caldwell
A Phoenix First Must Burn edited by Patrice Caldwell
Pippa Park Raises Her Game by Erin Yun
Pippa Park Raises Her Game by Erin Yun
A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow
A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow
The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
This is My Brain in Love by I.W. Gregorio
This is My Brain in Love by I.W. Gregorio
Twins by Varian Johnson
Twins by Varian Johnson
We Are Not From Here by  Jenny Torres Sanchez
We Are Not From Here by Jenny Torres Sanchez
When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson
You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson
You Truly Assumed by Laila Sabreen
You Truly Assumed by Laila Sabreen
You've Reached Sam by Dustin That
You've Reached Sam by Dustin That

Early Elementary & Chapter Books

111 Trees: How One Village Celebrates the Birth of Every Girl by Rina Singh
111 Trees: How One Village Celebrates the Birth of Every Girl by Rina Singh
Blended by Sharon M. Draper
Blended by Sharon M. Draper
Bodies Are Cool by Tyler Feder
Bodies Are Cool by Tyler Feder
Born Curious: 20 Girls Who Grew Up to be Awesome Scientists by Martha Freeman
Born Curious: 20 Girls Who Grew Up to be Awesome Scientists by Martha Freeman
Crossing Bok Chitto by Tim Tingle
Crossing Bok Chitto by Tim Tingle
The Crossover: A Graphic Novel by Kwame Alexander
The Crossover: A Graphic Novel by Kwame Alexander
Dreams of Freedom by Amnesty International
Dreams of Freedom by Amnesty International
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Real Life Tales of Black Girl Magic by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Real Life Tales of Black Girl Magic by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo
Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio
Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio
Kizzy Ann Stamps by Jeri Watts
Kizzy Ann Stamps by Jeri Watts
Mae Among the Stars by Roda Ahmed
Mae Among the Stars by Roda Ahmed
Maizy Chen's Last Chance by Lisa Yee
Maizy Chen's Last Chance by Lisa Yee
Mindy Kim and the Yummy Seaweed Business by Lyla Lee
Mindy Kim and the Yummy Seaweed Business by Lyla Lee
The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi
The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi
The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson
The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson
Sugar Plum Ballerinas: Plum Fantastic by Nancy Cato and Whoopi Goldberg
Sugar Plum Ballerinas: Plum Fantastic by Nancy Cato and Whoopi Goldberg
President of the Whole Fifth Grade by Sherri Winston
President of the Whole Fifth Grade by Sherri Winston
Ruby Bridges Goes to School: My True Story by Ruby Bridges
Ruby Bridges Goes to School: My True Story by Ruby Bridges
Stella Diaz Has Something to Say by Angela Dominguez
Stella Diaz Has Something to Say by Angela Dominguez
The Sandwich Swap by Kelly DiPucchio and Rania Al Abdullah
The Sandwich Swap by Kelly DiPucchio and Rania Al Abdullah
Suki's Kimono by Chieri Uegaki
Suki's Kimono by Chieri Uegaki
Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto
Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto
We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by Traci Sorell
We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by Traci Sorell
When the Sea Turned to Silver by Grace Lin
When the Sea Turned to Silver by Grace Lin
When We Were Alone by David Robertson
When We Were Alone by David Robertson

Picture Books & Beginning Readers

Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal
Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal
Change Sings by Amanda Gorman
Change Sings by Amanda Gorman
Charlotte and the Nutcracker: The True Story of a Girl Who Made Ballet History by Charlotte Nebres
Charlotte and the Nutcracker: The True Story of a Girl Who Made Ballet History by Charlotte Nebres
Coquí in the City by Nomar Perez
Coquí in the City by Nomar Perez
Dim Sum for Everyone by Grace Lin
Dim Sum for Everyone by Grace Lin
Dreamers by Yuyi Morales
Dreamers by Yuyi Morales
Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music by Margarita Engle
Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music by Margarita Engle
Empathy is Your Superpower: A Book About Understanding by Cori Bussolari
Empathy is Your Superpower: A Book About Understanding by Cori Bussolari
Eyes That Kiss in the Corners by Joanna Ho
Eyes That Kiss in the Corners by Joanna Ho
Fatima's Great Outdoors by Ambreen Tariq
Fatima's Great Outdoors by Ambreen Tariq
Fly by Brittany J. Thurman
Fly by Brittany J. Thurman
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard
Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry
Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry
Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad by Ellen Levine
Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad by Ellen Levine
I Am Enough by Grace Byers
I Am Enough by Grace Byers
I Am Whole: A Multi-Racial Children's Book Celebrating Diversity, Language, Race and Culture by Shola Oz
I Am Whole: A Multi-Racial Children's Book Celebrating Diversity, Language, Race and Culture by Shola Oz
Kite Flying by Grace Lin
Kite Flying by Grace Lin
Lola at the Library by Anna McQuinn
Lola at the Library by Anna McQuinn
My Name is Bana by Bana Alabed
My Name is Bana by Bana Alabed
My Rainy Day Rocket Ship by Markette Sheppard
My Rainy Day Rocket Ship by Markette Sheppard
The Proudest Blue by Ibithaj Muhammad and S.K. Ali
The Proudest Blue by Ibithaj Muhammad and S.K. Ali
Shades of People by Sheila M. Kelly and Shelley Rotner
Shades of People by Sheila M. Kelly and Shelley Rotner
Thank You, Omu! by Oge Mora
Thank You, Omu! by Oge Mora
Waiting for the Biblioburro by Monica Brown
Waiting for the Biblioburro by Monica Brown
We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom
We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom
We're Different, We're the Same by Bobbi Jane Kates
We're Different, We're the Same by Bobbi Jane Kates
What Color is My Hijab? by Hudda Ibrahim
What Color is My Hijab? by Hudda Ibrahim
When Lola Visits by Michelle Sterling
When Lola Visits by Michelle Sterling
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears by Verna Aardema
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears by Verna Aardema