Kids Bookshelf: Anti-Racism

Something happened in our town : a child's story about racial injustice
Something happened in our town : a child's story about racial injustice
My nose, your nose
My nose, your nose
Let's talk about race
Let's talk about race
Most people
Most people
The other side
The other side
The skin you live in
The skin you live in
Why am I me?
Why am I me?
Come with me
Come with me
No one else like you
No one else like you

Kids Bookshelf: Black and Proud

Honey, I love : and other poems
Honey, I love : and other poems
Black girl magic : a poem
Black girl magic : a poem
Parker looks up : an extraordinary moment
Parker looks up : an extraordinary moment
The undefeated
The undefeated
Heart and soul : the story of America and African Americans
Heart and soul : the story of America and African Americans
Roll of thunder, hear my cry
Roll of thunder, hear my cry
Finding someplace
Finding someplace
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Kids Bookshelf: Housing Insecurity

 Still a Family
Still a Family
I see you
I see you
The old man
The old man
Kids growing up without a home
Kids growing up without a home
The bridge home
The bridge home

Kids Bookshelf: Racism and Immigration

Stolen words
Stolen words
 Islandborn
Islandborn
Lubna and Pebble
Lubna and Pebble
The night diary
The night diary
Sachiko : a Nagasaki bomb survivor's story
Sachiko : a Nagasaki bomb survivor's story
Surviving the city
Surviving the city
The other side : stories of Central American teen refugees who dream of crossing the border
The other side : stories of Central American teen refugees who dream of crossing the border
 A Few Red Drops
A Few Red Drops
The Weight of Our Sky
The Weight of Our Sky
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NoveList K-8 Plus
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World Book Online World Book Online
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Kids Bookshelf: Black Lives Matter

Freedom on the menu : the Greensboro sit-ins
Freedom on the menu : the Greensboro sit-ins
Roll of thunder, hear my cry
Roll of thunder, hear my cry
One crazy summer
One crazy summer
Brown girl dreaming
Brown girl dreaming
Knock knock : my dad's dream for me
Knock knock : my dad's dream for me
I, too, am America
I, too, am America
Lillian's right to vote : a celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Lillian's right to vote : a celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965
We march
We march
The mighty Miss Malone
The mighty Miss Malone