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14 Antiracist Books for Kids and Teens Recommended by BIPOC Teachers and Librarians
Books About Racism and Social Justice
Science Fiction books are what initially ignited a great love of reading for me. And Young Adult books reignited that love. So the intersection of the two, for me, is golden. For this list of Young Adult Science Fiction books, I chose to include dystopians with science-fiction-based worlds, as well as books that include both science-fiction and fantasy elements.
100 Must-Read Young Adult Science Fiction Books
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Teaching children about racism is one of the hardest and most essential things any parent or educator can do. In this extraordinary moment in history, many parents on our mostly white staff have also been thinking and learning about how important it is not just to identify racism but also to actively teach ourselves and our children to confront our own biases and fight racism within society. Books can be a place to start these conversations, so we asked nine teachers, librarians, and booksellers—all Black, Indigenous, and people of color BIPOC —for their reading recommendations. These are the books they have personally taught and shared, the ones they know have made an impact on kids.