50 Children’s Books About Racism And Diversity

We compiled a list of 50 children’s books that cover the topics of racism, diversity, and inclusion.

Not all these books discuss the issues that Black Lives Matter movement tackles, but rather promote how diverse our world really is by exposing children to different cultures, backgrounds, and religions.

Children’s Books Ages 0 -3

1. A Color of His Own – Leo Lionni 2. Shades of People – Shelly Rotner and Sheila Kelly 3. Families – Shelly Rotner and Sheila Kelly

1. All the Colors We Are – Katie Kissinger What’s the Difference? 2. Being Different is Amazing – Doyin Richards 3. It’s Okay to Be Different – Todd Parr

Children’s Books Ages 3-7

1. Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness – Anastasia Higginbotham 2. A Good Kind of Trouble – Lisa Moore Ramée 3. Blended – Sharon M. Draper

Children’s Books Ages 8+

4. Dictionary for a Better World: Poems, Quotes, and Anecdotes from A to Z – Irene Latham 5. Brown Girl Dreaming – Jacqueline Woodson 6. New Kid – Jerry Craft 7. Piecing Me Together – Renée Watson