Roundtable Resource List









Resource List

The Brown Bookshelf is designed to raise awareness of the many Black voices writing for young readers. Our signature campaign is 28 Days Later, a Black History Month celebration of outstanding Black creators.

Just Us Books (read our Q&A with founders Cheryl and Wade Hudson here, and watch Just Us’ YouTube series, “Just Us &”.)

The African American Children’s Book  Project  (read our interview with the founder, Vanesse Lloyd-Sgambati, here.)

Kweli Journal (read our conversation with founder Laura Pegram here.)

The Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners

Children’s Africana Book Awards

We Need Diverse Books

Black Creators HQ

The Conscious Kid

Black Children’s Books & Authors

Here Wee Read

Helping Kids Rise

Disrupt Texts

Cynthia Leitich Smith’s Cynsations

CrazyQuiltEdi Blog

Teaching for Change

Teaching Tolerance

Color of Change

Zinn Education Project

The Young Dreamers Book Club

National Museum of African American History & Culture

Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility

Rethinking Schools

We Got This: Equity, Access, and the Quest to Be Who Our Students Need Us to Be (Heinemann) by Cornelius Minor

Being the Change: Lessons and Strategies to Teach Social Comprehension (Heinemann) by Sara K. Ahmed

Teaching for Black Lives (Rethinking Schools) ed. by Dyan Watson,
Jesse Hagopian and Wayne Au

Libraries, Literacy, and African American Youth (Libraries Unlimited) edited by Dr. Pauletta Brown Bracy, Sandra Hughes-Hassell and Casey H. Rawson

Websites of Authors Featured in the Roundtable:

Tracey Baptiste

Paula Chase

Lamar Giles

Leah Henderson

Sharon Langley

Andrea J. Loney

Kelly Starling Lyons

Torrey Maldonado

Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich

Christine Taylor-Butler

Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

Leslie C. Youngblood

Ibi Zoboi

*  See the KidLit Rally for Black Lives: Anti-Racist Resource List for an extended list of resources.

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