A Selection of Books Exploring Race and Racism

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Cover Image
By Michelle Alexander, Cornel West (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9781595586438
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: New Press - January 16th, 2012

Between the World and Me Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780812993547
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Published: One World - July 14th, 2015

Citizen: An American Lyric Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781555976903
Availability: Backordered
Published: Graywolf Press - October 7th, 2014

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The Hate U Give Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498533
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 28th, 2017

Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man's Education Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781568585284
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Bold Type Books - June 14th, 2016

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White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807047415
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Published: Beacon Press - June 26th, 2018

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The Sellout: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250083258
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Published: Picador - March 1st, 2016

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Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780991331307
Availability: Backordered
Published: Elephant Room Press - January 9th, 2014

The Bluest Eye (Vintage International) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307278449
Availability: Backordered
Published: Vintage - May 8th, 2007

Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250135995
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 17th, 2017

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I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781524760854
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Published: Convergent Books - May 15th, 2018

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The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781631494536
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Published: Liveright - May 1st, 2018

100% required reading. 


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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

Recommend this book for older kids & their parents. Family reading - discussion.


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All American Boys Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781481463348
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

Highway of Tears: A True Story of Racism, Indifference, and the Pursuit of Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501160288
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Published: Atria Books - November 12th, 2019

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812984965
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Published: One World - August 18th, 2015

Juneteenth for Mazie (Fiction Picture Books) Cover Image
By Floyd Cooper, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781479558209
Availability: Backordered
Published: Capstone Young Readers - January 1st, 2016

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White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781632864130
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 5th, 2017