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Black Stories Matter book list: age 9-12

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Reading stories together can be a great way to learn about racism and equality. The books on this list will help you and your child explore race, identity, family and community.

Children of Blood And Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Age: 11+

Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Publisher: Orion Children’s Books

Age: 9+

Crongton Knights by Alex Wheatle

Publisher: Little Brown Books

Age: 11+

This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell and Aurelia Durand

Publisher: White Lion Publishing

Age: 9+

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

Publisher: Andersen Press

Age: 9+

Clean Getaway by Nic Stone and Camilla Ru

Publisher: Knights Of

Age: 9+

The Faraway Truth by Janae Marks

Publisher: Chicken House

Age: 9+