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Systemic Racism

Intersectional Voices

This page links to books that highlight the narratives of BIPOC communities.

Children's Books

book cover for dreamers by yuyi morales
book cover for  Crown : an ode to the fresh cut by Derrick Barnes
book cover for  Ancestor approved : intertribal stories for kids by  Cynthia Leitich Smith
book cover for  Eyes that kiss in the corners by Joanna Ho
book cover for beautifully me by nabela noor
book cover for  Grandad's camper by Harry Woodgate
book cover for  Luna's yum yum dim sum  by  Natasha Yim
book cover for  We are water protectors by carole Lindstrom
book cover for What I am by Divya Srinivasan
book cover for  Your name is a song by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
book cover for  Bowwow powwow = Bagosenjige-niimi'idim by Brenda Child
book cover for julian is a mermaid by jessica love
book cover for  Peekaboo morning by Rachel Isadora
book cover for bilal cooks daal by Aisha  Saeed
book cover for jack not jackie by erica silverman
book cover for bedtime bonnet by nancy amanda redd
book cover for  The proudest blue : a story of hijab and family by  Ibtihaj Muhammad
book cover for  Fry bread : a Native American family story by Kevin Noble Maillard
book cover for home is in between by mitali perkins
book cover for   I am an American : the Wong Kim Ark story by Martha Brockenbrough
book cover for  When Aidan became a brother by kyle  Lukoff
book cover for  Sweetest Kulu by celina Kalluk
book cover for  Sharice's big voice : a native kid becomes a congresswoman by Sharice  Davids
book cover for the  The hike by alison Farrell
book cover for  All are welcome by alexandra Penfold
book cover for  ¡Vamos! Let's go to the market by  Raúl the Third
book cover for  Stella brings the family by Miriam Schiffer
book cover for  The camping trip by Jennifer Mann
book cover for  Hands up! by Breanna McDaniel
book cover for Whose knees are these?  by Jabari Asim
book cover for  First laugh : welcome, baby!  by Rose Ann Tahe
book cover for  I love my hair! by Natasha Tarpley
book cover for B is for baby by Atinuke
book cover for  Thunder Boy Jr. by Sherman Alexie
book cover for Far apart, close in heart : being a family when a loved one is incarcerated by becky  Birtha
book cover for  Under the same sun by Sharon Robinson
book cover for Me & Mama by Cozbi Cabrera
book cover for  Last stop on Market Street by Matt de la pena
book cover for i got the christmas spirit by connie Schofield-Morrison,
book cover for visiting day by  Jacqueline Woodson

Young Adult Fiction

book cover for A snake falls to Earth by Darcie Little Badger
book cover for  You should see me in a crown by Leah Johnson
book cover for Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley
book cover for  The way you make me feel by  Maurene Goo
book cover for   Red, white, and whole by Rajani LaRocca
Book cover for Black Boy Joy: 17 Stories Celebrating Black Boyhood
book cover for Pet by akwake emezi
book cover for  Dear Martin by Nic Stone
book cover for Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez
book cover for  Genesis begins again by Alicia Williams
book cover for  I'll be the one by Lyla Lee
book cover for  The stars and the blackness between them by Junauda Petrus
book cover for legendborn by Tracy Deonn
book cover for  Felix ever after by Kacen Callender
book cover for faith taking flight by julie murphy
book cover for  I'm Ok by Patti Kim
book cover for  The black flamingo by Dean Atta
book cover for  A place inside of me : a poem to heal the heart by Zetta Elliott
book cover for  How we fall apart by Katie Zhao
book cover for  Every body looking by Candice Iloh
book cover for  I am not your perfect Mexican daughter by Erika Sánchez
book cover  I can make this promise by Christine Day
book cover for  We are not from here by Jenny Torres Sanchez
book cover for  Miss Meteor Mejia by Kay Tehlor
book cover for juliet takes a breath by gabby rivera
Book cover for concrete rose by angie thomas
Book cover for a thousand questions by Saadia Faruqi
book cover for LLight it up by Kekla Magoon
book cover for the sun is also a star by nicola yoon
book cover for  a burning by  Megha Majumdar
book cover for internment by  Samira Ahmed
book cover for they both die in the end by adam silvera
book cover for lupe wong wont dance by Donna Barba Higuera
book cover for the bridge by bill konigsberg
book cover for long way down by jason reynolds
book cover for sanctuary by  Paola Mendoza
book cover for out of darkness by  Ashley Hope Pérez
Book cover for as brave as you by jason reynolds
book cover for one crazy summer by rita williams garcia
book cove for piecing me together by renee watson

Graphic Novels

book cover for  Across a field of starlight by Blue Delliquanti
book cover for  Unearthed : a Jessica Cruz story by Lilliam Rivera
book cover for  The magic fish by Trung Le Nguyen
book cover for  New kid by jerry Craft
book cover for  Juliet takes a breath  by gabby Rivera
book cover for  Himawari House by Harmony  Becker
book cover for Flamer by Mike Curato
book cover for  Borders by Thomas King
book cover for  The best we could do : an illustrated memoir by  Thi Bui
book cover for  Surviving the city  by tasha Spillett-Sumner
book cover for  Huda F are you? by Huda Fahmy
book cover for  Book El Deafo by Cece Bell
book cover for the sacrifice of darkness by roxane gay
book cover for  Gender queer : a memoir by Maia Kobabe
book cover  Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani
book cover for Ghosts by  Raina Telgemeier
book cover for this one summer by Mariko Tamaki
book cover for  They called us enemy by george takei
book cover for  When stars are scattered by Victoria Jamieson
book cover for  As the crow flies by Melanie Gillman
book cover for nubia real one by  LL McKinney
book cover for  I am Alfonso Jones by tony Medina
book cover for  Kindred : a graphic novel adaptation by Damian Duffy
book cover for persepolis by  Marjane Satrapi
book cover for long way down by jason reynolds
book cover for the  Pride of Baghdad by Brian Vaughan
book cover for Monster by Walter dean myers

Poetry and Adult Fiction

Book cover for black girl call home by jasmine mans
book cover for of women and salt by gabriela garcia
book cover for  Kim Jiyoung, born 1982 by Nam-ju Cho
book cover for  If they come for us : poems by Fatimah Asghar
book cover for  Say her name by zetta  elliott
book cover for the fifth season by n.k. jemisin
book cover for savag tongues by azareen van der vliet oloomi
book cover for a place inside of me by zetta elliot
book cover for the five wounds by kirsten valdez quade
book cover for parable of the sower by octavia butler
book cover for citizen by claudia rankine
Book cover for  Knitting the fog by Claudia Hernández
book cover for  Reparations now! : poems by Ashley Jones
book cover for the secret lives of church ladies by deesha philyaw
book cover for a woman is no man by etaf rum
book cover for house of broken angels by luis alberto urrea
book cover for sing unburied sing by jesmyn ward
book cover for such a funny age by kiley reid
book cover  Ink knows no borders : poems of the immigrant and refugee experience by Patrice Vecchione
book cover for homecoming by yaa gyasi
book cover for  Catalog of unabashed gratitude by ross Gay
book cover for almond by won pyung sohn
book cover for the idiot by elif batuman
book cover for dont call us dead by danez smith
book cover for book of unknown americans by christina henriquez
book cover for travelers by regina porter
book cover for the bluest eye by toni morrison
book cover for we cast a shadow by maurice carlos ruffin
book cover for real life by brandon taylor
book cover for the girl with the loudest voice by abi dare
book cover for ayiti by roxane gay
book cover for  Letters to a young brown girl : poems by Barbara Reyes
book cover for black no more by George Schuyler
book cover for if beale street could talk by james baldwin
book cover for a raisin in the sun by lorraine hansberry
book cover for brief history of seven killings by marlon james
book cover for their eyes were watching god by zora neale hurston
book cover for nickel boys by colson whitehead

Essays and Anthologies

book cover for wild tongues cant be tamed edited by fennell
book cover for  Everything you wanted to know about Indians but were afraid to ask by Anton Treuer
book cover for  Blackout edited by Tiffany Jackson
book cover for  Disability visibility : 17 first-person stories for today : adapted for young adults by Alice Wong
book cover for  This is our rainbow : 16 stories of her, him, them, and us by Katherine Locke
book cover for  Every body shines : sixteen stories about living fabulously fat by Cassandra Newbould
book cover for  Rise up! : how you can join the fight against White supremacy by Crystal Marie Fleming
book cover for  Unbroken : 13 stories starring disabled teens by Marieke Nijkamp
book cover for black boy joy by Kwame Mbalia
book cover for  A phoenix first must burn : sixteen stories of black girl magic, resistance, and hopeby Patrice Caldwell
book cover for  Black enough : stories of being young & black in America by Ibi Aanu Zoboi
book cover for  Halal if you hear me by  Fatimah Asghar

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