Anti-Racism – Middle Grade

Anti-Racism – Middle Grade

Woke: A Young Poet’s Call to Justice - "An important book that demands to be seen. It adds to the conversation of #OwnVoices and speaks to a young person’s need for expression and social justice." - School Library Journal, Starred Review


What Lane? - In an NYC landscape deeply shaped by race, sixth grader Stephen struggles to speak his piece. – Kirkus Starred Review


Clean Getaway - “A heartwarming, family-centered adventure that will leave readers guessing until the end.” Publishers Weekly, starred review


From the Desk of Zoe Washington- This exceptionally sweet debut from Marks illustrates profound cracks in the American criminal justice system while telling an affecting story grounded in the middle-grade experience. The troubling ways race affects the characters…will facilitate important conversations about racial profiling and incarceration rates for people of color. - Booklist (starred review)


King and the Dragonflies - *"[A] dynamic tale that will resonate with children struggling to reconcile who they are with what they think society wants them to be."Booklist, starred review


Black Brother, Black Brother - From award-winning and bestselling author, Jewell Parker Rhodes comes a powerful coming-of-age story about two brothers, one who presents as white, the other as black, and the complex ways in which they are forced to navigate the world, all while training for a fencing competition. *"An excellent selection for both elementary and middle library collections, this is a title that celebrates finding one's place in the world."— School Library Connection, starred review


The Only Black Girls in Town - *"A remarkable middle-grade debut from YA powerhouse Colbert...a sweet story featuring children of color trying to find their place in a society that tells them they do not fit. Strongly recommended."Booklist, starred review


Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History - The exceptional men featured include writer James Baldwin, artist Aaron Douglas, filmmaker Oscar Devereaux Micheaux, lawman Bass Reeves, civil rights leader John Lewis, dancer Alvin Ailey, and musician Prince.* "Inspiring and healing as it educates, this volume belongs beside its companion on every bookshelf."— Kirkus Reviews, starred review


Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky (Tristan Strong #1) - Part of the "Rick Riordan Presents" series, this debut novel offers a richly realized world, a conversational, breezy style, and a satisfying conclusion that leaves room for sequels.— SLJ Starred review


Some Places More Than Others - "Watson is a master of structure and character development. . . . Amara’s search for her roots is tender and empowering." School Library Journal, starred review


For Black Girls Like Me - "An outstanding middle grade debut . . . With intimate authenticity, she explores how fierce but “colorblind” familial love can result in erasure and sensitively delineates the pain of facing casual racism, as well as the disconcerting experience of being the child of a mentally ill parent." — Publishers Weekly, starred review


• Publication Dates: 07.2019 – 03.2020
• Interest Levels: Ages: 8-14 / Grades 3-8
• Authors: Assorted
• Hardcover Editions
• All Starred Reviews


Titles:    
Anti-Racism – Middle Grade

Woke: A Young Poet's Call to Justice **
Author: Mahogany L. Browne

What Lane? **
Author: Torrey Maldonado

Clean Getaway **
Author: Nic Stone

From the Desk of Zoe Washington **
Author: Janae Marks

King and the Dragonflies **
Author: Karen Callender

Black Brother, Black Brother
Author: Jewell Parker Rhodes

The Only Black Girls in Town **
Author: Brandy Colbert

Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History **
Author: Vashti Harrison

Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky (Trsitan Strong #1) **

Author: Kwame Mbalia

Some Places More Than Others **
Author: Renee Watson

For Black Girls Like Me **
Author: Mariana Lockington

 

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