12 Children's Books about Race

Last updated: October 2, 2020, at 3:40 p.m. PT

Originally published: July 2, 2020, at 8:03 a.m. PT

Diverse Reading

Many of us have been navigating challenging conversations, and we know that continuing to learn and engage will lead to greater understanding. We’ve compiled a list of the following books featuring diverse characters and introducing ideas about justice, all aimed at helping you start the conversation.

Picture Books 

Chapter Books

Young Adult Books

Books for Parents on Talking to Kids About Race

Learning about racism and educating our children to be anti-racist is an ongoing journey. There are a plethora of materials to consume on the topic and we hope these resources help you to take the first steps in this ongoing and evolving expedition.

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