Racial Equality Books for Kids

If you can afford it, please buy these books through a black-owned bookstore.

This guide combines recommendations from several published reading lists (detailed at end of article) that promote diversity and racial equality. We included all of the books from these lists that we have available to borrow. 

Adults may want to check out this Antiracism reading list for themselves, or this list of books by black women authors.

The age ranges included here are carried over from the original source. We recommend that you review everything first for age-appropriateness when deciding what is appropriate for your child.

The following reading lists were used to compile this guide, and contain more resources than are listed here: