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Anti-Racist Reads

The following ebooks are available for our students looking to broaden their understanding of anti-racism. Visit our ebook website or the Axis 360 app to check out these materials. Please contact a librarian for more recommendations.


Fiction

  • All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

  • Dear Martin by Nic Stone

  • A Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Moore Ramee

  • Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes

  • Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

  • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

  • Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles

Nonfiction

  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

  • How to Be Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi

  • Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

  • Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad

  • Stamped by Ibram X. Kendi & Jason Reynolds

  • Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi

  • Tears We Cannot Stop by Michael Eric Dyson

  • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

  • The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

  • The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

  • We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices by Wade Hudson

  • When They Call You a Terrorist by Patrisse Khan-Cullors

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Every year a panel of student, librarians, and educators from across the state come together to create a recommended book list for Illinois High School Students. If you read at least 4 titles by the end on March 2021, you can participate in the state-wide vote to choose a winner! Ask you school librarian for details about the program and more raffles and activities taking place at your school!


CLICK HERE to view the full list