Kids Book Picks – Diversity

Children’s Books in WTFPL Collection that cover race, racism, and combating racism. Click the link to request your book!

 

The big umbrella By Amy June Bates ; cowritten with Juniper Bates

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The day you begin by Jacqueline Woodson ; illustrated by Rafael Lopez

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Frederick Douglass : the lion who wrote history  by Walter Dean Myers ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper

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Gordon Parks : how the photographer captured black and white America by Carole Boston Weatherford

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 Hair love By Matthew A.Cherry ; illustrated by Vashti Harrison

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The legendary Miss Lena Horne by Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon

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Little leaders : bold women in black history by Vashti Harrison

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Moses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson

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Not my idea : a book about whiteness – written and illustrated by Anastasia HIgginbotham

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Rosa written by Nikki Giovanni ; illustrated by Bryan Collier

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Ruth and the Green Book by Calvin Alexander Ramsey with Gwen Strauss

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Schomburg : the man who built a library by Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez

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Separate is never equal : Sylvia Mendez & her family’s fight for desegregation by Duncan Tonatiuh

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Sit-in : how four friends stood up by sitting down by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney

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Sojourner Truth’s step-stomp stride By Andrea Davis Pinkney & Brian Pinkney

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Voice of freedom : Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the civil rights movement by Carole Boston Weatherford

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What Can A Citizen Do? By Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris

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When we were alone by David Alexander Robertson

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The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks By Cynthia Levinson

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