Black Lives Matter

Practice Antiracism.  Choose books with Black main characters. Read books written by Black authors.  Seek out books that celebrate Black lives.  Children's books are powerful tools for starting critical conversations and for changing attitudes.

Board Books & Picture Books

Chapter Books

Young Adult


We strongly urge you to check out the #KidLit4BlackLives Rally which included the biggest names in kids' literature:  Kwame Alexander, Jacqueline Woodson, Elizabeth Acevedo, Jason Reynolds, Gene Yang, and many more.  (Note: the actual event begins at minute 10:08 of the video).