THE CONVERSATION MUST BEGIN

Here are some books which we humbly offer as a starting point for the most important conversations that must begin and continue among families, friends, neighbors, strangers, customers, co-workers, care-givers, responders . . . ALL PEOPLE OF ALL RACES, NATIONALITIES, CREEDS, CITIES, TOWNS, AGES, STORIES, BELIEFS, VOCATIONS, IDENTITIES . . .

   

Raising Our Hands: How White Women Can Stop Avoiding Hard Conversations, Start Accepting Responsibility, and Find Our Place on the New Fr Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781950665075
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Published: Benbella Books - June 23rd, 2020

Pet Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525647072
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Published: Make Me a World - September 10th, 2019

Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780147512161
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Published: Speak - December 27th, 2016

Hana's Suitcase: The Quest to Solve a Holocaust Mystery Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781101933497
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 5th, 2016

Unstoppable: How Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Defeated Army (Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Picture Books) Cover Image
By Art Coulson, Nick Hardcastle (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781543504064
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Published: Capstone Editions - August 1st, 2018

The Day You Begin Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399246531
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316475112
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 5th, 2017

Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316213882
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 25th, 2016

Brothers in Hope: The Story of the Lost Boys of the Sudan (Coretta Scott King Honor - Illustrator Honor Title) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781584302322
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Published: Lee & Low Books - April 1st, 2013

Ruby, Head High: Ruby Bridge's First Day of School Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781568463414
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Published: Creative Editions - January 8th, 2019

Infinite Hope: A Black Artist's Journey from World War II to Peace Cover Image
By Ashley Bryan, Ashley Bryan (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781534404908
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 15th, 2019

Baseball Saved Us Cover Image
By Ken Mochizuki, Dom Lee (Illustrator)
$8.95
ISBN: 9781880000199
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Published: Lee & Low Books - June 18th, 2009

Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story (Rise and Shine) Cover Image
By Ken Mochizuki, Dom Lee (Illustrator)
$10.95
ISBN: 9781584301578
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Published: Lee & Low Books - May 1st, 1997

Fred Korematsu Speaks Up Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781597143684
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Published: Heyday Books - January 30th, 2017

Ron's Big Mission Cover Image
By Rose Blue, Corinne Naden, Don Tate (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525478492
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - January 22nd, 2009

Momma, Did You Hear the News? Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781542332538
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - April 12th, 2017

Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452103143
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Published: Chronicle Books - January 14th, 2014

The Crossover (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780544935204
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019

All American Boys Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781481463348
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

Long Way Down Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781481438261
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 2nd, 2019

Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763665487
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Published: Candlewick - October 8th, 2013

Unstoppable: How Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Defeated Army (Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Picture Books) Cover Image
By Art Coulson, Nick Hardcastle (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781543504064
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Published: Capstone Editions - August 1st, 2018

Brown Girl Dreaming Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780147515827
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Published: Puffin Books - October 11th, 2016

Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Alexander Nabaum (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481438285
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 8th, 2019

The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525562795
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Published: Vintage - January 14th, 2020

The Toni Morrison Book Club Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780299324940
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Published: University of Wisconsin Press - February 4th, 2020

Beloved (Vintage International) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400033416
Availability: Backordered
Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

Sula (Vintage International) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781400033430
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Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

Black Boy Cover Image
By Richard Wright, John Edgar Wideman (Foreword by), Malcolm Wright (Afterword by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780061130243
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - March 27th, 2007

On the Come Up Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498564
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 5th, 2019

The Autobiography of Malcolm X Cover Image
By MALCOLM X, Alex Haley (With)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780345376718
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Published: Ballantine Books - January 15th, 1992

The Freedom Summer Murders Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338115895
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 25th, 2016

My Mother the Cheerleader Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780061148989
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 27th, 2009

Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780451478726
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Published: Speak - January 9th, 2018

Celebrate!: Connections Among Cultures Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781584302537
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Published: Lee & Low Books - May 1st, 2006

All Kinds of Children Cover Image
By Norma Simon, Diane Paterson (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807502815
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - January 1st, 1999

Whoever You Are Cover Image
By Mem Fox, Leslie Staub (Illustrator)
$7.00
ISBN: 9780152164065
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - August 1st, 2001

A Rainbow of Friends Cover Image
$3.95
ISBN: 9780824955199
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Published: WorthyKids - October 13th, 2005