Addressing Racism & Social Justice

Books for children that feature the effects of racism and the continuing struggle for social justice.

Prairie lotus

Prairie lotus

by Park, Linda Sue
Length: 261 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Racially mixed people Juvenile fiction.
  • Frontier and pioneer life Dakota Territory Juvenile fiction.
  • Fathers and daughters Juvenile fiction.
  • Racism Juvenile fiction.
  • Dressmaking Juvenile fiction.
  • Dakota Territory Juvenile fiction.
  • Historical fiction.
ISBN: 9781328781505
ISBN: 132878150X

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Black brother, black brother

Black brother, black brother

by Rhodes, Jewell Parker
Length: 239 pages :
Subjects:

  • Fencing Juvenile fiction.
  • African Americans Juvenile fiction.
  • Racism Juvenile fiction.
  • Schools Juvenile fiction.
  • Families Massachusetts Juvenile fiction.
  • Massachusetts Juvenile fiction.
ISBN: 9780316493802
ISBN: 0316493805

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Clean getaway

Clean getaway

by Stone, Nic
Alternate Title: Clean get away
Length: 227 pages :
Subjects:

  • Grandparent and child Juvenile fiction.
  • African American families Juvenile fiction.
  • Prejudices Juvenile fiction.
  • Recreational vehicles Juvenile fiction.
ISBN: 1984892975
ISBN: 9781984892973

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Esperanza rising

Esperanza rising

by Ryan, Pam Muñoz
Length: 262 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Mexican Americans California Juvenile fiction.
  • Agricultural laborers Juvenile fiction.
  • Mexican Americans California Fiction.
  • Agricultural laborers Fiction.
  • California Juvenile fiction.
ISBN: 0439120411
ISBN: 9780439120425
ISBN: 043912042X
ISBN: 9780439120418

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Other words for home

Other words for home

by Warga, Jasmine
Length: 342 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Refugee children Juvenile fiction.
  • Emigration and immigration Juvenile fiction.
  • Syrians United States Juvenile fiction.
  • Cincinnati (Ohio) Juvenile fiction.
  • Novels in verse.
ISBN: 0062747800
ISBN: 9780062747808

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A good kind of trouble

A good kind of trouble

by Ramée, Lisa Moore
Length: 358 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Sisters Juvenile fiction.
  • Black lives matter movement Juvenile fiction.
  • Identity (Psychology) Juvenile fiction.
ISBN: 9780062836687
ISBN: 0062836684

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Blended

Blended

by Draper, Sharon M.
Length: 308 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Racially mixed people Juvenile fiction.
  • Race relations Juvenile fiction.
  • Divorce Juvenile fiction.
  • Families Ohio Juvenile fiction.
  • Ohio Juvenile fiction.
ISBN: 9781442495005
ISBN: 1442495006

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Front desk

Front desk

by Yang, Kelly
Length: 286 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Immigrant families California, Southern Juvenile fiction.
  • Immigrants California, Southern Juvenile fiction.
  • Chinese California, Southern Juvenile fiction.
  • Motels California, Southern Juvenile fiction.
  • Exploitation Juvenile fiction.
  • Self-confidence Juvenile fiction.
  • Friendship Juvenile fiction.
  • Immigrants Fiction.
  • Chinese Americans Fiction.
  • Hotels, motels, etc Fiction.
  • California, Southern Juvenile fiction.
ISBN: 9781338157826
ISBN: 1338157825
ISBN: 9781338157796
ISBN: 1338157795

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Ghost boys

Ghost boys

by Rhodes, Jewell Parker
Length: 214 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Till, Emmett, 1941-1955. Fiction.
  • Police shootings Fiction.
  • Racism Fiction.
  • Prejudices Fiction.
  • Race relations Illinois Chicago Fiction.
  • Death Fiction.
  • African Americans Fiction.
  • Family life Illinois Chicago Fiction.
  • Chicago (Ill.) Fiction.
ISBN: 9780316262262
ISBN: 9780316262286
ISBN: 0316262269
ISBN: 0316262285

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The Parker inheritance

The Parker inheritance

by Johnson, Varian
Length: 331 pages ;
Subjects:

  • African American girls Juvenile fiction.
  • Treasure troves Juvenile fiction.
  • Grandmothers Juvenile fiction.
  • Mothers and daughters Juvenile fiction.
  • Friendship Juvenile fiction.
  • Detective and mystery stories.
  • Mystery and detective stories.
  • African Americans Fiction.
  • Buried treasure Fiction.
  • South Carolina Juvenile fiction.
  • Mystery fiction.
  • Detective and mystery fiction.
ISBN: 9780545946179
ISBN: 0545946174

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Betty before X

Betty before X

by Shabazz, Ilyasah
Length: 248 pages :
Subjects:

  • Shabazz, Betty Childhood and youth Juvenile fiction.
  • Family life Michigan Detroit Fiction.
  • Civil rights movements Fiction.
  • Racism Fiction.
  • Race relations Fiction.
  • African Americans Fiction.
  • Stepfamilies Fiction.
  • Detroit (Mich.) History 20th century Fiction.
ISBN: 0374306109
ISBN: 9781250294180
ISBN: 9780374306106
ISBN: 1250294185

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Wishtree

Wishtree

by Applegate, Katherine
Alternate Title: Wish tree
Length: 215 pages :
Subjects:

  • Toleration Fiction.
  • Trees Fiction.
  • Crows Fiction.
  • Wishes Fiction.
  • Friendship Fiction.
ISBN: 9781250043221
ISBN: 1250043220

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It all comes down to this

It all comes down to this

by English, Karen
Length: 355 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Family life California Los Angeles Fiction.
  • African Americans Fiction.
  • Racism Los Angeles (Calif.) History 20th century Fiction.
  • Race relations Los Angeles (Calif.) History 20th century Fiction.
  • Riots Los Angeles (Calif.) History 20th century Fiction.
  • Watts (Los Angeles, Calif.) History 20th century Fiction.
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) History 20th century Fiction.
ISBN: 0544839579
ISBN: 9780544839571
ISBN: 035809853X
ISBN: 9780358098539

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Armstrong & Charlie

Armstrong & Charlie

by Frank, Steven
Alternate Title: Armstrong and Charlie
Length: 298 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Race relations Fiction.
  • Racism Fiction.
  • Best friends Fiction.
  • Friendship Fiction.
  • School integration Fiction.
  • Schools Fiction.
  • African Americans Fiction.
  • Jews United States Fiction.
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) Fiction.
ISBN: 1328941663
ISBN: 9780544826083
ISBN: 0544826086
ISBN: 9781328941664

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Stella by starlight

Stella by starlight

by Draper, Sharon M.
Alternate Title: Stella by star light
Length: 320 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) Fiction.
  • Prejudices Fiction.
  • Segregation Fiction.
  • Civil rights Fiction.
  • African Americans Fiction.
  • North Carolina History 20th century Fiction.
ISBN: 1442494980
ISBN: 1442494972
ISBN: 9781442494978
ISBN: 9781442494985

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Bud, not Buddy

Bud, not Buddy

by Curtis, Christopher Paul
Length: viii, 243 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Runaways Fiction.
  • African Americans Fiction.
  • Depressions 1929 Fiction.
  • Newbery Medal.
ISBN: 9781435234291
ISBN: 9780553494105
ISBN: 0553494104
ISBN: 1435234294
ISBN: 9780440413288
ISBN: 0440413281

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Same sun here

Same sun here

by House, Silas
Length: 297 p. :
Subjects:

  • Pen pals Fiction.
  • East Indian Americans Fiction.
  • Letters Fiction.
Publisher: Candlewick Press, Somerville, Mass. : 2012.
ISBN: 9780763656843
ISBN: 0763656844

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The lions of Little Rock

The lions of Little Rock

by Levine, Kristin
Length: 298, 9 pages ;
Subjects:

  • School integration Juvenile fiction.
  • Race relations Juvenile fiction.
  • Racism Juvenile fiction.
  • Bashfulness Juvenile fiction.
  • Friendship Juvenile fiction.
  • Middle schools Juvenile fiction.
  • Schools Juvenile fiction.
  • African Americans Juvenile fiction.
  • Families Arkansas Juvenile fiction.
  • Little Rock (Ark.) History 20th century Juvenile fiction.
ISBN: 9780399256448
ISBN: 9780142424353
ISBN: 0142424358
ISBN: 039925644X

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One crazy summer

One crazy summer

by Williams-Garcia, Rita.
Length: 218 p. ;
Subjects:

  • Black Panther Party Fiction.
  • Sisters Fiction.
  • Mothers Fiction.
  • Poets Fiction.
  • African Americans Fiction.
  • Newbery honor books.
  • Civil rights movements Fiction.
  • Oakland (Calif.) History 20th century Fiction.
  • Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction.
Publisher: Amistad, New York : c2010.
ISBN: 0060760885
ISBN: 9780060760885

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Kira-kira

Kira-kira

by Kadohata, Cynthia.
Length: 244 p. ;
Subjects:

  • Sisters Fiction.
  • Friendship Fiction.
  • Japanese Americans Fiction.
  • Death Fiction.
  • Newbery Medal.
  • Georgia History 20th century Fiction.
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, New York : c2004.
ISBN: 9780689856396
ISBN: 0689856393

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Roll of thunder, hear my cry

Roll of thunder, hear my cry

by Taylor, Mildred D.
Length: 276 p. ;
Subjects:

  • African Americans Juvenile fiction.
  • Logan family (Fictitious characters : Taylor) Fiction.
  • African Americans Fiction.
  • Prejudices Fiction.
  • Depressions 1929 Fiction.
  • Mississippi Race relations Fiction.
Publisher: Dial Books, New York : c2001.
ISBN: 0803726473
ISBN: 9780803726475

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The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 : a novel

The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 : a novel

by Curtis, Christopher Paul
Length: 210 pages ;
Subjects:

  • African Americans Juvenile fiction.
  • Family life Juvenile fiction.
  • Prejudices Juvenile fiction.
  • Brothers and sisters Juvenile fiction.
  • Flint (Mich.) Juvenile fiction.
ISBN: 044022800X
ISBN: 9780440228004

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Iggie's house

Iggie's house

by Blume, Judy
Length: 145 pages ;
Subjects:

  • Race relations Juvenile fiction.
  • African Americans Juvenile fiction.
  • Friendship Juvenile fiction.
  • Prejudices Juvenile fiction.
  • Race relations Juvenile fiction.
ISBN: 1481411047
ISBN: 0606030158
ISBN: 9781481411042
ISBN: 9780606030151

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