Women For Racial Justice Breakfast Recommended Reading List

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WOMEN FOR RACIAL JUSTICE SUGGESTED READING LIST – 2019

ADULT

Octavia’s brood : science fiction stories from social justice movements / edited by Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown

Americanah / Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Underground Railroad / Colson Whitehead

One night in Georgia : a novel / Celeste O. Norfleet

Tell me who you are : sharing our stories of race, culture, and identity / Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi

Sisters and rebels : a struggle for the soul of America / Jacquelyn Dowd Hall

An indigenous peoples’ history of the United States / Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Women, race & class / Angela Y. Davis

Devil in the grove : Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the dawn of a new America / Gilbert King

How to be less stupid about race : on racism, White supremacy, and the racial divide / Crystal M. Fleming

The short and tragic life of Robert Peace : a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League / Jeff Hobbs

Between the world and me / Ta-Nehisi Coates

To Kill A Mockingbird/ Harper Lee

Citizen : an American lyric / Claudia Rankine

The Bluest Eye / Toni Morrison

The color of law : a forgotten history of how our government segregated America / Richard Rothstein

Stamped from the beginning : the definitive history of racist ideas in America / Ibram X. Kendi

YOUNG ADULT/MIDDLE GRADE

American Street / Ibi Zoboi

The lines we cross / Randa Abdel-Fattah

How dare the sun rise : memoirs of a war child / Sandra Uwiringiyimana

Piecing me together / Renée Watson

Racial profiling : everyday inequality / Alison Marie Behnke

The sun is also a star / Nicola Yoon

The hate u give / Angie Thomas

Night on fire / Ronald Kidd

Blended / Sharon M. Draper

Out of darkness / Ashley Hope Pérez

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian / Sherman Alexie

You don’t know everything, Jilly P! / Alex Gino

Dancing in the wings / Debbie Allen

We Are All Born Free / Amnesty International

PICTURE BOOKS

The skin you live in / Michael Tyler

Shades of people / Shelley Rotner and Sheila Kelly

It’s okay to be different / Todd Parr

Black is brown is tan / Arnold Adoff

God’s dream / Desmond Tutu and Douglas Carlton Abrams My name is Yoon / Helen Recorvits

I love my hair! / Natasha Anastasia Tarpley

All the colors of the Earth / Sheila Hamanaka

The colors of us / Karen Katz

Whoever you are / Mem Fox

Snow in Jerusalem / Deborah da Costav

One green apple / Eve Bunting

The story of Ruby Bridges / Robert Coles

If a bus could talk : the story of Rosa Parks / Faith Ringgold