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Resources for Exploring Race, Racism, and Racial Identity: Picture Books

Websites, articles, videos, booklists and more for parents and teachers on topics related to race and equity.

The Undefeated , by Kwame Alexander and Kadir Nelson

Ron's Big Mission, by Rose Blue and Corinne Naden, illustrated by Don Tate

Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness, by Anastasia Higginbotham

We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices, edited by Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson

The Colors of Us, by Karen Katz

Antiracist Baby, by Ibram X. Kendi

Let's Talk About Race, by Julius Lester, illustrated by Karen Barbour

A Kids Book About Racism, by Jelani Memory

Sulwe, by Lupita Nyong'o, illustrated by Vashti Harrison

Hidden Figures The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race, by Margot Lee Shetterly

Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story About Racial Injustice

The Day You Begin, by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by Rafael López


Choosing and Reading Picture Books


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