Anti-Racism Book Collection - ANTIRACISM

Are you looking to add anti-racist books to your library but don't know where to start? Have you been thinking about how to have meaningful conversations with young people about race, but lack confidence in how to begin? The books in this collection will help you take the first steps or continue the critical discussions about anti-racism work relevant to your setting. Click here for a link to a designed PDF of the list. 

Anti-Racism Book Collection (30 Books): $452.50

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Themes

United States History, Slavery, Identity/Self Esteem/Confidence, Poetry, Overcoming Obstacles, Native American Interest, Muslim/Muslim American Interest, Multiethnic interest, Latino/Hispanic/Mexican Interest, Immigration, Imagination, History, Heroism, Grandparents, Friendship, Forgiveness, Families, Education, Dreams & Aspirations, Discrimination, Cultural Diversity, Civil Rights Movement, Childhood Experiences and Memories, Breaking Gender Barriers, African/African American Interest, Biracial/Multiracial Interest, Biography/Memoir, Asian/Asian American Interest, Empathy/Compassion, Informational Text, Optimism/Enthusiasm, Persistence/Grit, Pride, Protest, Women's History, Tolerance/Acceptance, Fiction, Diversity

Included formats shown below in BOLD

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A Place Where Sunflowers Grow

By Lee-Tai

Illustrated by Hoshino

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 2 - 5

AR Level: 3.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD730L
SRC: 4.5
DRA: 40

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match / Marisol McDonald no combina

By Brown

Illustrated by Palacios

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: L
Spanish Guided Reading: L
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: K - 3

AR Level: 2.8 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD580L
SRC: 2.3
DRA: 24

HC: $18.95
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Baseball Saved Us

By Mochizuki

Illustrated by Lee

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 6

AR Level: 3.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD550L
SRC: 4.1
DRA: 34

PB: $10.95
HC: $17.95
CD: $12.95
6PK: $65.70
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Mamá the Alien/Mamá la extraterrestre

By Colato Laínez

Illustrated by Lacámara

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: N
Spanish Guided Reading: N
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 4

Lexile Level: AD560L
DRA: 24

HC: $18.95
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Black All Around

By Hubbell

Illustrated by Tate

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: I
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: PreK - 3
Intervention: 17

AR Level: 1.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD490L
SRC: 2.4
DRA: 16

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Tan to Tamarind

By Iyengar

Illustrated by Akib

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 6

Lexile Level: NP
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Cooper's Lesson

By Shin

Illustrated by Cogan

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: R
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 5

AR Level: 3.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: N/A
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Under My Hijab

By Khan

Illustrated by Jaleel

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: K
Grade Level: PreK
Interest Level: PreK - 3

Lexile Level: AD710L
DRA: 20

HC: $18.95
Medium_large

DeShawn Days

By Medina

Illustrated by Christie

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: M
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: 2 - 6

AR Level: 4.2 - 0.5
Lexile Level: NP
SRC: 3.7
DRA: 28

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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When the Shadbush Blooms

By Katz / Messinger

Illustrated by Fadden

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 6

AR Level: 4.8 - 0.5
Lexile Level: NC660L
DRA: 34

PB: $10.95
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Ana Maria Reyes Does Not Live in a Castle

By Burgos

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 4 - 7

AR Level: 4.2 - 9.0
DRA: 50

HC: $18.95
EBOOK: $9.99
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Love to Langston

By Medina

Illustrated by Christie

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: S
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 2 - 6

AR Level: 4.5 - 0.5
Lexile Level: NP
SRC: 3.7
DRA: 40

PB: $11.95
6PK: $71.70
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As Fast As Words Could Fly

By Tuck

Illustrated by Velasquez

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: S
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 2 - 7

AR Level: 4.3 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD700L
SRC: 4.1
DRA: 40

PB: $11.95
6PK: $71.70
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Step Up to the Plate, Maria Singh

By Krishnaswami

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 6

Lexile Level: 680L
DRA: 50

HC: $18.95
EBOOK: $9.99
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Dream Builder

By Lyons

Illustrated by Freeman

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: S
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 6

HC: $19.95
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The People Shall Continue

By Ortiz

Illustrated by Graves

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: U
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 8

AR Level: 4.2 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 660L
DRA: 44

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Friends from the Other Side / Amigos del otro lado

By Anzaldúa

Illustrated by Méndez

Guided Reading: P
Spanish Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: K - 2

AR Level: 2.3 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 640L
SRC: 3.6
DRA: 38

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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The Wind Called My Name

By Sanchez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 4 - 8

AR Level: 4.4 - 8.0
Lexile Level: HL700L
DRA: 50

HC: $18.95
EBOOK: $9.99
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Indian No More

By McManis / Sorell

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: W
Grade Level: 6
Interest Level: 3 - 8

Lexile Level: 720L

HC: $18.95
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What We Believe

By Garcia

Illustrated by Davidson

Teacher's Guide

Grade Level: PreK
Interest Level: PreK - 5

PB: $10.95
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Ahimsa

By Kelkar

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Z
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 7

AR Level: 5.3 - 8.0
Lexile Level: 830L
DRA: 80

HC: $20.95
EBOOK: $9.99
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I Remember

By Hopkins

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: W
Grade Level: 6
Interest Level: 3 - 12

Lexile Level: NP
DRA: 60

HC: $19.95
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All The Stars Denied

By McCall

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Y
Grade Level: 7
Interest Level: 7 - 12

DRA: 60

HC: $19.95
EBOOK: $9.99
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Rise!

By Hegedus

Illustrated by Engel

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 5
Interest Level: 4 - 12

Lexile Level: 900L
DRA: 44

HC: $20.95
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Dear Mrs. Parks

By Parks

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 5

AR Level: 5.6 - 2.0
Lexile Level: 850L
SRC: 5.4
DRA: 50

PB: $16.95
6PK: $101.70
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The Story of Civil Rights Hero John Lewis

By Benson / Haskins

Illustrated by Boyd

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: X
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 4 - 8

DRA: 60

PB: $9.95
EBOOK: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Etched in Clay

By Cheng

Illustrated by Cheng

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 4 - 8

AR Level: 5.0 - 1.0
Lexile Level: 790L
SRC: 5.2
DRA: 44

PB: $12.95
EBOOK: $9.99
6PK: $77.70
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The Story of Movie Star Anna May Wong

By Yoo

Illustrated by Wang

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 7

DRA: 50

PB: $8.95
6PK: $53.70
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I Am Alfonso Jones

By Medina

Illustrated by Jennings / Robinson

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: Z+
Grade Level: 6
Interest Level: 6 - 12

Lexile Level: GN640L
DRA: 80

PB: $18.95
EBOOK: $9.99
6PK: $113.70
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Tiny Stitches

By Hooks

Illustrated by Bootman

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: U
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 2 - 8

AR Level: 5.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 920L
DRA: 44

HC: $18.95