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Brown Girl Dreaming

Jacqueline Woodson · Nancy Paulsen Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature

A New York Times Bestseller and National Book Award Winner

Jacqueline Woodson, the acclaimed author of
Another Brooklyn, tells the moving story of her childhood...
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I Can Make This Promise

Christine Day · HarperCollins
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In her debut middle grade novel - inspired by her family's history - Christine Day tells the story of a girl who uncovers her family's secrets - and finds her own Native American identity.

All her life, Edie has known that her mom was adopted by a white couple. So, no matter how curious...

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Clean Getaway

Nic Stone · Crown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author Nic Stone comes a middle-grade road-trip story through American race relations past and present, perfect for Black History Month and for fans of Jacqueline Woodson and Jason Reynolds.

How to Go on an Unplanned Road Trip with Your Grandma:

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For Black Girls Like Me

Mariama J. Lockington · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

In this lyrical coming-of-age story about family, sisterhood, music, race, and identity, Mariama J. Lockington draws on some of the emotional truths from her own experiences growing up with an adoptive white family.

I am a girl but most days I feel like a question mark.

Makeda...

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A Good Kind of Trouble

Lisa Moore Ramee · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

After attending a powerful protest, Shayla starts wearing an armband to school to support the Black Lives Matter movement, but when the school gives her an ultimatum, she is forced to choose between her education and her identity.
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Kids Book About: Racism

Jelani Memory · A Kids Book About"!, Inc.
Format: Hardcover

Yes, this really is a kids book about racism. Inside, you'll find a clear description of what racism is, how it makes people feel when they experience it, and how to spot it when it happens. This is one conversation that's never too early to start, and this book was written to be an introduction...
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The Only Black Girls in Town

Brandy Colbert · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Award-winning YA author Brandy Colbert's debut middle-grade novel about the only two black girls in town who discover a collection of hidden journals revealing shocking secrets of the past. Beach-loving surfer Alberta has been the only black girl in town for years. Alberta's best...
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We Are the Change: Words of Inspiration from Civil Rights Leaders

Harry Belafonte · Chronicle Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Sixteen award-winning children's book artists illustrate the civil rights quotations that inspire them in this stirring and beautiful book. Featuring an introduction by Harry Belafonte, words from Eleanor Roosevelt, Maya Angelou, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. among others, this inspirational...
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We Are Power: How Nonviolent Activism Changes the World

Todd Hasak-Lowy · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A stirring look at nonviolent activism, from American suffragists to Civil Rights to the Climate Change Movement We Are Power brings to light the incredible individuals who have used nonviolent activism to change the world. The book explores questions such as what is nonviolent resistance...
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We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices

Wade Hudson · Crown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Fifty of the foremost diverse children's authors and illustrators--including Jason Reynolds, Jacqueline Woodson, and Kwame Alexander--share answers to the question, "In this divisive world, what shall we tell our children?" in this beautiful, full-color keepsake collection, published...
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