EmbraceRace Webinar: Books that Support Kids To Think Critically About Racial Inequity - EMBRAINEQUITY

It’s imperative for children to engage with texts that elucidate racial disparities. The books on this list present injustices that people of color and Native people have experienced historically and in present day, and how characters and historical figures have combated these issues. Click here to watch the webinar with Literacy Specialist Katie Potter, read the tip sheet about storytelling with children, and look at the rest of the book lists! 

EmbraceRace Webinar: Books that Support Kids To Think Critically About Racial Inequity (10 Books): $148.50

Inequity
Themes

United States History, Identity/Self Esteem/Confidence, Overcoming Obstacles, Native American Interest, Immigration, Discrimination, Cultural Diversity, Childhood Experiences and Memories, Biracial/Multiracial Interest, Biography/Memoir, Empathy/Compassion, Persistence/Grit, Diversity

Included formats shown below in BOLD

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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
Intervention: 23

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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From North to South / Del Norte al Sur

By Colato Laínez

Illustrated by Cepeda

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: N
Spanish Guided Reading: N
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: K - 3
Intervention: 22

AR Level: 3.3 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD640L
SRC: 2.7
DRA: 30

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Hammering for Freedom

By Hubbard

Illustrated by Holyfield

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: U
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 2 - 7
Intervention: 28

Lexile Level: 870L
DRA: 44

HC: $17.95
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Home to Medicine Mountain

By Santiago

Illustrated by Lowry

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 5
Intervention: 24

AR Level: 4.1 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 620L
SRC: 3.5
DRA: 38

PB: $12.95
6PK: $77.70
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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
Intervention: 34

Lexile Level: GN640L
DRA: 80

PB: $18.95
6PK: $113.70
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Little Melba and Her Big Trombone

By Russell-Brown

Illustrated by Morrison

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 5
Intervention: 25

AR Level: 4.7 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD780L
DRA: 40

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Martí's Song for Freedom/Martí y sus versos por la libertad

By Otheguy

Illustrated by Vidal

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: T
Spanish Guided Reading: U
Grade Level: 5
Interest Level: 2 - 8
Intervention: 27

AR Level: 5.3 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 1000L
DRA: 44

HC: $17.95
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Shining Star

By Yoo

Illustrated by Wang

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: W
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 6
Intervention: 30

AR Level: 6.0 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 970L
SRC: 7.6
DRA: 60

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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The Wind Called My Name

By Sanchez

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 4 - 8
Intervention: 29

Lexile Level: HL700L
DRA: 50

HC: $18.95
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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
Intervention: 28

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

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70