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SJPL Recommends: Antiracist Books for Grades K-2
Created by SJPL_KidsPicks | 33 items
Books recommended for students in Kindergarten through Second grade to help build empathy and understanding and support conversations about race, identity, racism, equality, and activism. Selected by SJPL Librarians.
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Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Shades of People Shades of People Book - 2009
Holiday House
J PICTURE BOOK Rotner
Something Happened in Our Town Something Happened in Our Town
A Child's Story About Racial Injustice
Book - 2018
Magination Press
305.8 Celano
The Proudest Blue The Proudest Blue
A Story of Hijab and Family
Book - 2019
Little, Brown and Company
J PICTURE BOOK Muhammad
We Are Grateful We Are Grateful
Otsaliheliga
Book - 2018
Charlesbridge
J PICTURE BOOK Sorell
Hands Up! Hands Up! Book - 2019
Dial Books for Young Readers
J PICTURE BOOK McDaniel
Eyes That Kiss in the Corners Eyes That Kiss in the Corners Book - 2021
Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
J PICTURE BOOK Ho
Your Name Is A Song Your Name Is A Song Book - 2020
Innovation Press
J PICTURE BOOK Thompkin
Alma and How She Got Her Name Alma and How She Got Her Name Book - 2018
Candlewick Press
J PICTURE BOOK Martinez
Laxmi's Mooch Laxmi's Mooch Book - 2021
Kokila
J PICTURE BOOK Anand
Hair Love Hair Love Book - 2019
Kokila
J PICTURE BOOK Cherry
Sulwe Sulwe Book - 2019
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
J PICTURE BOOK Nyongo
Intersection Allies Intersection Allies
We Make Room for All
Book - 2019
Dottir Press
J PICTURE BOOK Johnson
Brown Sugar Babe Brown Sugar Babe Book - 2020
Boyds Mills Press, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane
J PICTURE BOOK Sherman
I Am Brown I Am Brown Book - 2020
Lantana Publishing Ltd., UK
J PICTURE BOOK Banker
In My Mosque In My Mosque Book - 2021
Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
J PICTURE BOOK Yuksel
Black Is A Rainbow Color Black Is A Rainbow Color Book - 2020
Roaring Brook Press
J PICTURE BOOK Joy
All Because You Matter All Because You Matter Book - 2020
Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc
J PICTURE BOOK Charles
When We Were Alone When We Were Alone Book - 2016
HighWater Press
J PICTURE BOOK Robertso
Magnificent Homespun Brown Magnificent Homespun Brown
A Celebration
Book - 2020
Tilbury House Publishers
J PICTURE BOOK Doyon
I Am Every Good Thing I Am Every Good Thing Book - 2020
Nancy Paulsen Books
J PICTURE BOOK Barnes
Amazing Grace Amazing Grace Book - 1991
Dial Books for Young Readers
J PICTURE BOOK Hoffman
The Skin You Live in The Skin You Live in Book - 2005
Chicago Children's Museum
J PICTURE BOOK Tyler
Crown Crown
An Ode to the Fresh Cut
Book - 2017
Bolden, an Agate imprint
J PICTURE BOOK Barnes
Don't Touch My Hair! Don't Touch My Hair! Book - 2018
Little, Brown and Company
J PICTURE BOOK Miller
Mommy's Khimar Mommy's Khimar Book - 2018
Salaam Reads
J PICTURE BOOK Thompkin
Hey Black Child Hey Black Child Book -
Little, Brown and Company
J PICTURE BOOK Perkins
Let's Talk About Race Let's Talk About Race Book - 2005
HarperCollins
J 305.8009 Lester
I Am Enough I Am Enough Book - 2018
Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
J PICTURE BOOK Byers
A Hat for Mrs. Goldman A Hat for Mrs. Goldman
A Story About Knitting and Love
Book - 2016
Schwartz & Wade Books
J PICTURE BOOK Edwards
Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match
Marisol McDonald No Combina
Book - 2011
Children's Book Press
J SPA-ENG PICTURE BOOK Brown
Lailah's Lunchbox Lailah's Lunchbox Book - 2015
Tilbury House Publishers
J PICTURE BOOK Faruqi
Yaffa and Fatima Yaffa and Fatima
Shalom, Salaam
Book -
Kar-Ben Publishing
J PICTURE BOOK Gilaniwi
The Colors of Us The Colors of Us Book - 1999
Henry Holt and Co
J PICTURE BOOK Katz
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