Race Book Lists

The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le GuinAnarchism and Other Essays by Emma GoldmanOn Anarchism by Noam ChomskyV for Vendetta by Alan MooreHomage to Catalonia by George Orwell
Anarchist books
229 books — 170 voters

Legend by Marie LuThe Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. JemisinStarflower by Anne Elisabeth StenglKindred by Octavia E. ButlerEon by Alison Goodman
Diversity in Fantasy and Science Fiction
382 books — 150 voters
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman AlexiePerfect Chemistry by Simone ElkelesLiving Violet by Jaime ReedHarper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird by Christopher SergelEon by Alison Goodman
YA Books With Minorities
218 books — 130 voters

Caucasia by Danzy SennaThe Color of Water by James McBrideThe Human Stain by Philip RothBlack White & Jewish by Rebecca WalkerRoots by Alex Haley
Mixed Race Readings
101 books — 58 voters
Hades' Disciples by Michael  WestBetter Off Red by Rebekah WeatherspoonZeus' Warriors by Michael  WestLoving Her by Ann Allen ShockleyIn the Game by Nikki Baker
Interracial Lesbian Fiction
46 books — 26 voters

Olas by José Ramón TorresYour Face in Mine by Jess RowA Deconstructed Heart by Shaheen Ashraf-AhmedExposing Phallacy by Kate GouldNarratives of Migration and Displacement in Dominican Literature by Danny Méndez
Identity & Society
18 books — 22 voters
Talk Sweetly to Me by Courtney MilanSomebody To Love by Kate RothwellThe Fancy by Mercedes KeyesWhat the Earl Desires by Aliyah BurkeSixty Acres and a Bride by Regina Jennings
Interracial Historical Romance
127 books — 21 voters

Sister Citizen by Melissa V. Harris-PerryWho's Afraid of Post-Blackness? What it Means to Be Black Now by TouréFor Colored Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow... by Keith BoykinClinging to Mammy by Micki McElyaThe Mismeasure of Man by Stephen Jay Gould
Melissa-Harris Perry Show Reads
166 books — 20 voters
Are Prisons Obsolete? by Angela Y. DavisCaptive Genders by Nat SmithNormal Life by Dean SpadeDiscipline and Punish by Michel FoucaultPartial Justice - Ppr by Nicole Rafter
Prison Abolition
31 books — 14 voters

The Kaleidoscope by Adrian MendozaWe Were Liars by E. LockhartEvery Day by David LevithanEleanor & Park by Rainbow RowellAmerican Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
Great Diverse YA Books!
18 books — 10 voters

The Kaleidoscope by Adrian MendozaThe Snowy Day by Ezra Jack KeatsCorduroy by Don FreemanA Pocket for Corduroy by Don FreemanI Like Myself! by Karen Beaumont
Diverse protagonists are neutral too
12 books — 10 voters
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodMASTER OF THE UNIVERSE by AnastasiaGirl Sex 101 by Allison MoonGood Will Toward Men by Jack KammerHausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum
Third Wave Feminism
48 books — 10 voters

Yo! Yes? by Chris RaschkaNight Biters by A.J. HarperSame, Same But Different by Jenny Sue Kostecki-ShawHappy to Be Nappy by Bell HooksSit-In by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Books for Children of Color
43 books — 4 voters
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsDining Out Around The Solar System by Clare O'BearaWindhaven by George R.R. MartinBlue Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
Fictional Sports
11 books — 4 voters

Murder on the Iditarod Trail by Sue HenryThe Farthest Shore by Marian PereraThe Headhunters Race by Kimberly AfeThe Long Walk by Richard BachmanGrand Central Arena by Ryk E. Spoor
Let the race (deadly) begin
13 books — 2 voters
Redefining Realness by Janet MockGender Outlaws by Kate BornsteinTeaching Critical Thinking by Bell HooksWe Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting for by Peter LevineGender Failure by Ivan E. Coyote
Social Justice Education
84 books — 2 voters

Family Properties by Beryl SatterThe History of White People by Nell Irvin PainterThe Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel WilkersonGreat American City by Robert J. SampsonAmerican Apartheid by Nancy A. Denton
Ta-Nehisi Coates Reading List
16 books — 2 voters
Mirrors by Eduardo GaleanoUpside Down by Eduardo GaleanoWhite Like Me by Tim WisePrivilege, Power, and Difference by Allan G. JohnsonSpeaking Treason Fluently by Tim Wise
Black, White, and Beyond
20 books — 1 voter

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