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Spark-brary is now located at the Lafayette Community Center next to the Tot Lot! The address is 500 St. Marys Rd, Lafayette CA

Spark-brary has the titles below for your reading enjoyment. These books are meant to stay at the Community Center, and enjoyed while you are there.  Books should not be taken or added.  We hope that you will read some of these books, and that it will spark discussions with your family and friends.  And better yet, I hope it sparks action in our community.


Spark-brary is also now located at Burton Valley Elementary! The address is 561 Merriewood Dr. Lafayette, CA


Antiracist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi

I Am Rosa Parks by Brad Meltzer

The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson

Just Like Me by Vanessa Brantley-Newton 

I Am Enough by Grace Byers

A Kids Book About Racism by Jelani Memory

Maya Angelou by Lisbeth Kaiser

Black is a Rainbow Color by Angela Joy

Pride by Rob Sanders

Separate is Never Equal by Duncan Tonatiuh

I Am Jazz by Jessica Herthel


The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes

As Brave As You by Jason Reynolds

Child of the Dream by Sharon Robinson

Before the Ever After by Jaqueline Woods

This Book Is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell

George by Alex Gino

March by John Lewis

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent by Thomas B. Allen

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates


How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

The Color Of Law by Richard Rothstein

Between The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Stamped From The Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi

Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

Real American by Julie Lythcott-Haims

Medical Apartheid by Harriet A. Washington

Becoming Nicole by Amy Ellis Nutt

The Boy Who Was Not a Lesbian And Other True Stories by Kristin Lyseggen

Pedagogy of Hope by Paulo Freire

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