Library Resources

Social Justice Resources

Social Justice Resources

Seattle Schools’ Teacher Librarians have identified these titles in support of Black Lives Matter. Browse through the tabs below. Click on a book cover to read a description on the Seattle Public Library catalog. 

Books for Primary Grades K-3

28 Days book cover
Astro Girl book cover
Before She Was Harriet book cover
Black is a Rainbow Color book cover
Brave Ballerina book cover
Counting on Katherine book cover
Crown book cover
The Day You Begin book cover
Enough book cover
Grandma's Purse book cover
Hair Love book cover
I Am Enough book cover
Jabari Jumps book cover
Just Like a Mama book cover
Let the Children March book cover
Let's Talk About Race book cover
Little Leaders Bold Women book cover
Little Leaders Exceptional Men book cover
Mama Did You Hear book cover
Not Quite Snow White book cover
The Oldest Student book cover
The Other Side book cover
Pies from Nowhere book cover
The Proudest Blue book cover
Saturday book cover
Something Happened in Our Town book cover
Sulwe book cover
Trombone Shorty book cover
The Undefeated book cover
Whoosh book cover
The Youngest Marcher book cover

Books for Middle Grades 4-6

Betty Before X book cover
Black Brother Black Brother book cover
Blended book cover
Brown Girl Dreaming book cover
Clean Getaway book cover
Crossover book cover
Dictionary for a Better World book cover
From the Desk of Zoe Washington book cover
Genesis Begins Again book cover
Ghost book cover
Ghost Boys book cover
A Good Kind of Trouble book cover
The Harlem Charade book cover
It All Comes Down to This book cover
King and the Dragon Flies book cover
The Last Last Day of Summer
Look Both Ways book cover
New Kid book cover
The Parker Inheritance book cover
The Road to Paris book cover
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry book cover
The Season of Styx Malone book cover
The Stars Beneath Our Feet
Tristan book cover
The Watsons Go to Birmingham book cover
Ways to Make to Sunshine
We Are Not Yet Equal book cover
What Lane? book cover

Books for Young Adults, Grades 7-12

Akata Witch book cover
All American Boys book cover
All Boys Aren't Blue book cover
American Street book cover
Anger is a Gift book cover
Between the World and Me book cover
Binti book cover
Black Enough book cover
Black Flamingo book cover
Children of Blood and Bone book cover
Clap When You Land book cover
Dear Martin book cover
Felix Ever After book cover
The Hate U Give book cover
How It Went Down book cover
I Am Alfonso Jones book cover
I'm Not Dying With You Tonight book cover
Let Me Hear a Rhyme book cover
Light It Up book cover
Long Way Down book cover
March book cover
Miles Morales Spider Man book cover
Monster book cover
On the Come Up book cover
Pet book cover
Piecing Me Together book cover
The Revolution of Birdie Randolph book cover
Sing, Unburied, Sing
Slay book cover
So You Want to Talk About Race book cover
Stamped book cover
This Book is Anti-Racist book cover
Tyler Johnson Was Here book cover
We Can't Breathe book cover
Who Put This Song On? book cover
A Wreath for Emmett Till book cover
You Should See Me in a Crown book cover
Yummy book cover
Barracoon book cover
A Black Women's History book cover
Born a Crime book cover
Eloquent Rage book cover
Emergent Strategy book cover
The Fire This Time book cover
Heavy book cover
Homegoing book cover
Hood Feminism book cover
How to be An Anti-Racist book cover
How We Fight for Our Lives book cover
I'm Still Here book cover
Just Mercy book cover
Me and White Supremacy book cover
Nickel Boys book cover
One Person, No Vote book cover
The Other Wes Moore book cover
Sing, Unburied, Sing book cover
So You Want to Talk About Race book cover
Stamped book cover
The Sun Does Shine book cover
The Can't Kill Us All book cover
This Will Be My Undoing book cover
The Underground Railroad book cover
Washington Black book cover
What Doesn't Kill You book cover
When They Call You a Terrorist book cover
White Fragility book cover
White Rage book cover
Why I'm No Longer Talking book cover