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Laughlin, Kara L.

Summary: "This book examines the activism involved in the ongoing fight for racial justice in the United States. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary, a time line, a Think-About-It section, and an index"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 LAU

Kendi, Ibram X.

Summary: We can let racism stand, or we can stand against it. Readers will follow a young Kendi as he learns (and unlearns) lessons that help shape his understanding racism. Kendi's concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America. Even more fundamentally, it points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. He asks us to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kokila, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.8 KEN

Singh, Deanna

Summary: "Good for you! You've taken the first step in a lifelong journey to learn what you can do to help end racism. Maybe you've seen someone treated unfairly just because of the color of their skin. Maybe you were treated unfairly because of the color of yours. Maybe you've seen protests in the news and wondered what they're really all about. Whatever reason you picked up this book, you're here...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 SIN

Williams, Justin Michael

Summary: "A look back from a future in which racism is no more-inspiring us to start taking positive action today"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sounds True 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 WIL

Gragg, Sanya Whittaker

Summary: "Ten year old Avery is in a panic over the shooting of another unarmed black man. His parents decide it is time to have "The Talk." They teach him and his brother a catchy and easy way to remember what to do if approached by an officer, while also emphasizing that all policemen are not bad."--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GRA

Joseph, Frederick

Summary: Frederick Joseph call up race-related anecdotes from his past, explaining why they were hurtful and how he might handle things now. Each chapter features the voice of at least one artist or activist, including Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give; April Reign, creator of #OscarsSoWhite; Jemele Hill, sports journalist and podcast host; and eleven others. Touching on everything from cultural...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 JOS
1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.8 JOS

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 323 JOS

McAneney, Caitie

Summary: "In a time of increasing political and social tensions, students are sure to find themselves in complicated ethical situations. What happens if someone they know and love is racist? This book introduces readers to the concepts of prejudice and racism and gives them guidance on how to deal with these concepts in daily life. Readers will learn how to show their support for equality by celebrating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 MCA

Higginbotham, Anastasia

Summary: Explains that although many adults do not care to admit it, color does still matter in the United States; discusses racism and the fight against it; and argues that bias is a problem for whites, but that white people do not have to accept it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dottir Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 HIG

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J305.8009 HIG

Saad, Layla F.

Summary: "From the author of the New York Times bestselling book ME AND WHITE SUPREMACY comes the young readers' edition that teaches readers how to explore and understand racism and white supremacy and how young readers can do their part to help change the world"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Explore 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.8 SAA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.8 SAA

Tisby, Jemar

Summary: "Racism and social justice are important topics kids are dealing with today. In this adaptation of How to Fight Racism for young readers ages 8-12, Dr. Jemar Tisby helps kids understand how everyday prejudice affects them and what they can do to create social change. Inside, he explains the history of racism in America and why it is so prevalent, as well as uses Christian principles to provide...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zonderkidz 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 TIS

Tsong, Jing Jing

Summary: "Between homework, studying, and Chinese school, Měi Yīng's summer is shaping up to be a boring one. Her only bright spots are practice with her soccer team, the Divas, and the time spent with her năi nai, who is visiting from Taiwan. Although Měi Yīng's Mandarin isn't the best and Năi Nai doesn't speak English, they find other ways to connect, like cooking guōtiē together and doing tai chi in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kokila, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 TSO

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: From the fireside tales in an African village, through the unspeakable passage across the Atlantic, to the backbreaking work in the fields of the South, this is a story of a people's struggle and strength, horror and hope. This is the story of American slavery, a story that needs to be told and understood by all of us. A testament to the resilience of the African American community, this book...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2023

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ALE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ALE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: JE ALE

Delmont, Matthew F.

Summary: "The definitive history of World War II from the African American perspective, written by civil rights expert and Dartmouth history professor Matthew Delmont. Over one million Black men and women served in World War II. Black troops were at Normandy, Iwo Jima, and the Battle of the Bulge, serving in segregated units and performing unheralded but vital support jobs, only to be denied housing and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 DEL

Abdel-Magied, Yassmin

Summary: "A vital and vibrant book answering real children's questions about racism, giving them the confidence and the tools to work towards a fairer society for all. Using questions canvassed from children around the UK as her framework, writer, engineer and broadcaster, Yassmin Abdel-Magied gives clear context to the racism that persists today and shows how to recognize, resist and disrupt racist...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 ABD

Ray, Victor (Victor Erik)

Summary: "From renowned scholar Dr. Victor Ray, On Critical Race Theory seeks to explain the centrality of race in American history and politics, and how the often mischaracterized intellectual movement became a political necessity. Dr. Ray draws upon the radical thinking of giants such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Ida B. Wells, and W.E.B. Du Bois to clearly trace the foundations of Critical Race...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House, an imprint and division of Penguin Random House LLC 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 RAY

Srivastava, Sarita

Summary: "Diversity and anti-racism work is too often reduced to training, therapy, education, and policy, or what the author calls "Feel-Good" approaches that focus on emotions and morality and prevent us from taking collective action for racial justice, decolonization, and equity in our organizations and communities"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2024

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 SRI

Acho, Emmanuel

Summary: "For awkward questions white and non-black parents don't know how to answer, this is an essential guide to help support communication on how to dismantle racism amongst the youngest generation"--OCLC.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 303.8 ACH

Dibinga, Omékongo

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "In this honest and welcoming book, diversity and inclusion expert, professor, and award-winning speaker Dr. Omekongo Dibinga argues that we must embark on a massive undertaking to re-educate ourselves on the stereotypes that have proven harmful, and too often deadly, to the Black community"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 DIB

Helsel, Carolyn B.

Summary: "What if I say the wrong thing?" "I'm white -- is race really something I need to talk about? I'm worried I'll be called a racist!" "What does race have to do with faith, anyway?" "Why do we have to keep talking about this?" If talking about racism makes you anxious, afraid, or even angry, you're not alone. In Anxious to Talk about It, pastor and professor Carolyn B. Helsel draws on her success...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chalice Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 200.89 HEL

Pitner, Barrett Holmes

Summary: "In this incisive blend of personal narrative and deep philosophical and linguistic inquiry, journalist, filmmaker, and activist Barrett Holmes Pitner identifies a linguistic void in how we discuss race and culture in the United States. "Ethnocide," first coined in 1944 by Jewish exile Raphael Lemkin (who also coined the term genocide), describes the systemic erasure of a people's ancestral...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 PIT

Winn, Kevin P.

Summary: "The Racial Justice in America: Histories series explores moments and eras in America's history that have been ignored or misrepresented in education due to racial bias. Atrocities in Action explores the various forms of violent and cruel oppression Black people have endured over the years in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Press 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 WIN

Ricketts, Rachel

Summary: "Thought leader, racial justice educator, and sought-after spiritual activist Rachel Ricketts offers mindful and practical steps for all humans to dismantle white supremacy on a personal and collective level. Includes culturally informed, secular spiritual exercises, such as guided meditations, transformative breathwork, and journaling prompts"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 RIC

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.8009 RIC

Bell, Darrin

Summary: "This graphic memoir by a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning offers a deeply personal meditation on the "the talk" parents must have with Black children about racism and the brutality that often accompanies it, a ritual attempt to keep kids safe and prepare them for a world that--to paraphrase Toni Morrison--does not love them. Darrin Bell was six years old when his mother...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 921 BELL, DARRIN BEL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B BELL BEL

Jackson, Tiffany D.

Summary: When Springville residents--at least the ones still alive--are questioned about what happened on prom night, they all have the same explanation . . . Maddy did it. An outcast at her small-town Georgia high school, Madison Washington has always been a teasing target for bullies. And she's dealt with it because she has more pressing problems to manage. Until the morning a surprise rainstorm...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC JAC

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