Youth Services Reading Lists and Resources

Racial Equity and Inclusion

In response to requests from libraries looking for resources and reading materials regarding racism, equity and inclusion, here are a few curated lists including resources for families and youth librarians to help get your library started.

2020 COVID-19 Anti-Asian Racism Resources (Sarah Park Dahlen, Ph.D., Associate Professor Master of Library and Information Science Program at St. Catherine University) https://tinyurl.com/y7dbtfab

Anti-Racism Reading Lists and Resources (Oklahoma Department of LIbraries) https://wiki.cya.oklibshare.org/images/7/7c/Anti-Racism_Reading_Lists_and_Resources.pdf

Black Joy Booklist for Children and Young Adults (The Public LIbrary of Cincinnati and Hamilton County) https://blog.cincinnatilibrary.org/Blog/blackjoy

Booklists and Resources Addressing Race and Social Justice (Vermont State Library) https://libraries.vermont.gov/sites/libraries/files/Booklists%20and%20Resources%20Addressing%20Race%20and%20Social%20Justice%20-%20Compiled%20by%20Vermont%20Department%20of%20Libraries.pdf

Cooke, N. A. (2020, May 30). Anti-Racism Resources for all ages. [A project of the Augusta Baker Endowed Chair at the University of South Carolina]. https://padlet.com/nicolethelibrarian/nbasekqoazt336co

Diverse Book Finder (sponsored by Bates/IMLS): https://diversebookfinder.org/

Generations Book Club: Community and Culture (The Brown Bookshelf) https://thebrownbookshelf.com/2020/06/15/generations-book-club-community-culture/?fbclid=IwAR1mGf67_dxeuEphCWJy8DUE-_WblXXz8_6XiUzWES8WuVN5GW4Cq81Syvg

Race and Racism: Selected Books for PreK-Grade 12 (Cooperative Children’s Book Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison) https://ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/detailListBooks.asp?idBookLists=667

Recommended reading about racism in the United States (Texas Book Festival) https://www.texasbookfestival.org/recommended-reading-about-race-relations-and-racism-in-america/?fbclid=IwAR2FoWxpVQO39dExw_s7mSeqsxh_IS7fabAyBzDgaF6a8BNsAU5tJU5za9Y

Resource and Book list from Embrace Race https://www.embracerace.org/resources/where-to-find-diverse-childrens-books

Social Justice Books (Teaching for Change) https://socialjusticebooks.org/ 

We are Kid Lit Collective https://wtpsite.wordpress.com/

Where to Find Diverse Books (We Need Diverse Books) https://diversebooks.org/resources/where-to-find-diverse-books/

 

Page last modified: June 22, 2020