It’s Not Too Early – Anti Racist Books for Kids

Discussing race and racism with kids can be intimidating, especially as many of us are, ourselves, still learning and unlearning every day. These children’s books can provide an easy place to begin embracing differences & celebrating racial diversity.

For babies and toddlers

Antiracist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi

Whose Toes Are Those? by Jabari Asim

Woke Baby by Mahogany L. Browne

A is For Activist by Innosanto Nagara

Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o

For Elementary Aged Kids

Let’s Talk About Race by Julius Lester

Lovely by Jess Hong

A Sky Full of Stars by Linda Williams Jackson

Charlie Takes His Shot by Nancy Churnin

Let the Children March by Monica Clark Robinson

For Middle Schoolers

Stella Diaz has Something to Say by Angela Dominguez

Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson

Harriet Tubman: Conductor of the Underground Railroad by Ann Petry

Betty Before X by Ilyasah Shabazz

What Lane? by Torey Maldonado

Don’t see your favorite anti-racism book listed here? Share it with us in a comment below!

-Your friends at Undoing Racism