YOUNG KIDS BOOKS
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I Am Enough By Grace Byers is about loving who you are, respecting others, and that everybody, no matter their skin color, is equal.
Black Is A Rainbow Color By Angela Joy is about African-American culture, and history from the perspective of a child.
Not My Idea By Anastasia Higginbotham is about a white child seeing a news report on a white police officer killing a person with brown skin, the child decides to learn more about racial discrimination.
Saturday By Oge Mora is about a mother and her daughter who are looking forward Saturday however something stops them from doing their special plans.
The World Needs More Purple People by Kristen Bell and Benjamin Hart is about embracing things that bring us together as people.
I Am Jazz by Jessica Herthel is about Jazz Jennings, a transgender girl who knew since she was two that she had a girl's brain in a boy's body.
Pride by Rob Sanders is about the life of the Gay Pride Flag from the beginning in 1978 with Harvey Milk and the designer, Gilbert Baker.
10,000 Dresses by Marcus Ewert is about transgender peoples experiences. Bailey wanted her dream dress but her parents would not let her and said that boys can't wear dresses.
The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson is about students encountering and overcoming feelings of difference.
Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X by Ilyasah Shabazz is about a very influential activist who became Malcolm X, a natural born leader.
The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson is about how racism and prejudice cannot overcome a friendship between two people of different cultures.
Sulwe by Lupita Nyong'O is about how a young girl wanted her skin to be a lighter color.
Separate Is Never Equal by Duncan Tonatium is about American born children who were told they had to go the Hispanic school. It took to change the rules in California.
Antiracist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi lays out different steps to be antiracist, including, "celebrate our differences."
Fred Korematsu Speaks Up by Laura Atkins and Stan Yogi is about Fred Korematsu's fight against discrimination and helped the United States be a more equal place for everyone.
Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad by Ellen Levine is about Henry leaving his family because he is a slave and got sold.
The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander is a tribute to African Americans throughout American history, from being captured, slavery, to the civil rights movement and the recent police shootings.
Kamala Harris Rooted In Justice by Nikki Grimes is the story of a young daughter of immigrants who would grow up to be the first woman, first South Asian American, First Black person ever elected Vice President.
I Am Not A Label by Cerrie Burnell is about disabled thinkers, activists, artists, and athletes from the past to present.
Hannah and the Ramadan Gift by Qasim Rashid is about Hannah learning to help her friends and neighbors and showing them kindness and generosity can make the world a better place.