Race and Social Justice

Race & Social Justice

Race & Social Justice

Social Thrillers

Novels and films that use elements of suspense, horror, and mystery to explore societal inequities.

Indigenous Titles from Turtle Island

Some of the fiction and nonfiction books across different genres that highlight authors from Turtle Island (North America).

National Hispanic Heritage Month 2022 (Fiction)

Read these recent novels by Latinx authors to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month!

National Hispanic Heritage Month 2022 (Memoirs and Essays)

These memoirs offer insight into lives of those with ancestry from the cultures of Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Spain.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with engaging books for young readers.

Celebrating Disability Pride Month

National Disability Pride Month serves to celebrate the many differences that make us all who we are.

Stand Up, Change the World: YA Nonfiction for Teen Activists

Have you ever felt like you were too young to become involved in social issues? Here are some books to inspire and start your journey!

Caribbean American Heritage Month

A collection of picture books that celebrate Caribbean Americans, their history, and their homelands for Caribbean American Heritage Month.


Highlighting the history and celebrations of this emancipatory holiday.

Exploring Juneteenth: Unsung Narratives

Learn more about the significance of the Juneteenth holiday.

Celebrate Pride Every Day!

Every June, we celebrate Pride Month. This book list features reads that show that love is love every day of the year!

Juneteenth Celebration and History

These books explore Juneteenth, an African American cultural celebration of the news of the end of the Civil War and slavery.

YA Books for AAPI Heritage Month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Celebrate cultures, traditions, and history of AAPI peoples with great books!

May: AAPI Heritage Month

Celebrate Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage month with books by Asian Americans. There's something for everyone!

Frequently Banned/Challenged Picture Books

This list includes some of the most frequently challenged and banned Children's picture grade books.
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