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Anti-Racism Resources for All Ages

Books for Children (Fiction):

Blended by Sharon M. Draper – J DRA

From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae Marks – J MAR; Overdrive ebook, Hoopla ebook, and Hoopla e-audiobook

A Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Moore Ramée – J RAM; Hoopla e-audiobook, Overdrive ebook, and Overdrive e-audiobook

It All Comes Down to This by Karen English – Hoopla ebook

Just Like Josh Gibson by Angela Johnson

Mixed: A Colorful Story by Arree Chung – E CHU

My Hair Is a Garden by Cozbi A. Cabrera – E CAB; Hoopla ebook

New Kid by Jerry Craft – J GN NEW; Hoopla ebook, Hoopla e-audiobook, Overdrive ebook, and Overdrive e-audiobook

One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia – J WIL or J CD FIC WIL; Hoopla ebook, Overdrive ebook, and Overdrive e-audiobook

The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson – E WOO; Hoopla e-audiobook

Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga – J WAR; Hoopla ebook, and Hoopla e-audiobook, Overdrive ebook, and Overdrive e-audiobook

The Patchwork Path: a Quilt Map to Freedom by Bettye Stroud – E STR

Teammates by Tiki and Ronde Barber

Walking Home to Rosie Lee by A. LaFaye – E LAF; Tumblebooks

We’re Different, We’re the Same by Sesame Street – E SES

When I was Eight by Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margaret Pokiak-Fenton


Books for Children (Non-Fiction):

Appreciating Diversity by Rita Santos – Hoopla ebook

Are You Being Racially Profiled by Alexandra Hanson-Harding – Hoopla ebook

Champion: The Story of Muhammad Ali by Jim Haskins – J B ALI M

Fatty Legs by Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margaret Pokiak-Fenton

Let’s Talk About Race by Julius Lester – E 305.8 LES

Race in America series by various authors – Hoopla ebook

A Ride to Remember by Sharon Langley – Hoopla ebook, Hoopla e-audiobook, Hoopla film

Rise Up! The Art of Protest by Jo Rippon – Hoopla ebook

Standing Up to Hate Speech by Alison Morretta – Hoopla ebook

Understanding Identity by Rita Santos – Hoopla ebook

What’s Racism by Amy B. Rogers – Hoopla ebook


Books for Teens (Fiction):

All American Boys by Jason Reynolds – TEEN FIC REY; Overdrive ebook and Overdrive e-audiobook

A Big Dose of Lucky by Marthe Jocelyn – Hoopla ebook and Hoopla e-audiobook

Black Boy, White School by Brian F.Walker – Hoopla ebook

The Color Purple by Alice Walker – FIC WAL; Hoopla ebook, Overdrive ebook

Dear Martin by Nic Stone – TEEN FIC STO; Overdrive ebook and Overdrive e-audiobook

Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes – TEEN FIC RHO; Overdrive ebook and Overdrive e-audiobook

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas – TEEN FIC THO; Overdrive ebook and Overdrive e-audiobook

How It Went Down by Kekla Magoon – TEEN FIC MAG

I’m Not Dying with You Tonight by Gilly Segal & Kimberly Jones – Hoopla ebook and Overdrive ebook

Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson – TEEN FIC JAC; Hoopla ebook, Hoopla e-audiobook, and Overdrive ebook

Monster by Walter Dean Myers – TEEN FIC MYE; Hoopla ebook, Overdrive ebook, and Overdrive e-audiobook

Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson – TEEN FIC WAT; Overdrive ebook

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo – TEEN FIC ACE and TEEN CD FIC ACE; Hoopla ebook, Hoopla e-audiobook, Overdrive ebook, and Overdrive e-audiobook

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston – FIC HUR, TEEN FIC HUR, CD FIC HUR; Hoopla ebook, Hoopla e-audiobook, Overdrive ebook, and Overdrive e-audiobook

When You Ask Me Where I’m Going by Jasmin Kaur – TEEN FIC KAU; Hoopla ebook and Hoopla e-audiobook


Books for Teens (Non-Fiction):

All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson – T 306.766 JOH; Hoopla e-audiobook

Because They Marched by Russel Freedman – Hoopla e-audiobook

Electric Arches by Eve Ewing – Hoopla ebook

A Few Red Drops: The Chicago Race Riot of 1919 by Clare Hartfield – T 305.896 HAR; Hoopla e-audiobook

Girls Resist! by Kaelyn Rich – T 305.42 RIC; Hoopla e-audiobook

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly – 510.92 LEE, CD 510.92 LEE; Hoopla ebook, Hoopla e-audiobook, Overdrive ebook, and Overdrive e-audiobook

How I Resist edited by Maureen Johnson – T 320.083 HOW; Hoopla e-audiobook

In the Shadow of Liberty by Kenneth C. Davis – Overdrive e-audiobook

Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary by Walter Dean Myers – TEEN B X

March: Book One by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Illustrated by Nate Powell – GN 353.1196 LEW; Hoopla ebook and Overdrive ebook

Obviously, Stories from My Timeline by Akilah Hughes – T 792.7028 HUG

The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Shenkin – J 973.0496 SHE; Overdrive ebook and Overdrive e-audiobook

The Self-Love Revolution by Virgie Tovar – Hoopla ebook

Stamped; Racism, Anti-Racism and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X.Kendi – T 305.8 REY; Overdrive ebook and Overdrive e-audiobook

Stolen Justice by Lawrence Goldstone – Hoopla e-audiobook

Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom by Lynda Blackmon Lowery – J 973.0496 LOW, T 973.0496 LOW; Overdrive ebook and Overdrive e-audiobook

We Are Not Yet Equal: Understanding Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson – T 305.8 AND

White Privilege by M.T. Blakemore – Hoopla ebook


Books for Adults (Fiction):

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – FIC ADI; Overdrive ebook and Overdrive e-audiobook

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison – FIC MOR, CD FIC MOR; Overdrive ebook and Overdrive e-audiobook

The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin – FAN JEM; Overdrive ebook

Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah – FIC ADJ

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison – FIC ELL; Overdrive ebook

Lakewood by Megan Giddings – Hoopla ebook and Hoopla e-audiobook

The Revisioners by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton – FIC SEX and CD FIC SEX; Hoopla ebook and Hoopla e-audiobook

Riot Baby by Tochi Onyebuchi – FIC ONY

The Sellout by Paul Beatty – FIC BEA; Overdrive ebook

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward – FIC WAR; Overdrive ebook and Overdrive e-audiobook

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid – FIC REI; Overdrive ebook and Overdrive e-audiobook

The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates – FIC COA and CD FIC COA; Overdrive ebook and Overdrive e-audiobook

We Cast a Shadow by Maurice Carlos Ruffin – FIC RUF

Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo Johnson – FIC JOH; Hoopla ebook, Hoopla e-audiobook, and Overdrive ebook


Books for Adults (Non-Fiction):

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her by Dr. Brittney Cooper – 305.4889 COO; Hoopla e-audiobook, Overdrive ebook, and Overdrive e-audiobook

Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask, by Anton Treuer – Hoopla ebook and Hoopla e-audiobook

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin – 305.451 BAL

Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon – CD B LAY; Overdrive e-audiobook

How to Be an Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi – 305.8 KEN; Overdrive ebook and Overdrive e-audiobook

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou – B ANG; Overdrive ebook and Overdrive e-audiobook

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson – 353.48 STE; Overdrive ebook and Overdrive e-audiobook

Lies my Teacher Told Me by James Loewen – T 973 LOE; Hoopla ebook

The Making of Asian America by Erika Lee – 973.0495 LEE; Hoopla e-audiobook

Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad – Hoopla ebook, Hoopla e-audiobook, Overdrive ebook, and Overdrive e-audiobook

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander –364.973 ALE; Hoopla ebook, Overdrive ebook, and Overdrive e-audiobook

A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn – 973 ZIN; Hoopla ebook, Hoopla e-audiobook, and Overdrive ebook

Racism without Racists: Color-Blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America, Fifth Edition, by Eduardo Bonilla-Silva – Hoopla e-audiobook and Overdrive e-audiobook

A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry – 812.54 HAN and CD 812 HAN; Overdrive ebook

Redefining Realness by Janet Mock – 306.768 MOC; Hoopla e-audiobook and Overdrive ebook

Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde – Hoopla e-audiobook

So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo – Hoopla e-audiobook, Overdrive ebook, and Overdrive e-audiobook

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson – 304.809 WIL and CD 304.809 WIL; Overdrive ebook

When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America by Ira Katznelson – Hoopla e-audiobook

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo, PhD – 305.8 DIA; Overdrive ebook and Overdrive e-audiobook

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: and Other Conversations about Race, by Dr. Beverly Tatum – Overdrive ebook


Films and Series:

American Experience: Freedom Riders – Hoopla

Copwatch: An Organization Dedicated to Filming the Police – Hoopla

I Am Not Your Negro – DVD 323.1196 IAM; Hoopla

The Loving Story – Hoopla

P.S. I Can’t Breathe: Black Lives Matter – Hoopla