Race Book Lists

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
177 books — 123 voters
Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz RyanMufaro's Beautiful Daughters by John SteptoeThe Sandwich Swap by Rania Al AbdullahThe Name Jar by Yangsook ChoiThe Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
Best Multicultural Books for Children
136 books — 101 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
98 books — 55 voters
Captive Genders by Nat SmithNormal Life by Dean SpadeAgainst Equality by Ryan ConradQueering Anarchism by C.B. DaringAgainst Equality by Ryan Conrad
Queering Anarchism
55 books — 24 voters

An-Ya and Her Diary by Diane René ChristianAre Those Kids Yours? by Cheri RegisterMy Fathers' Daughter by Hannah PoolAn-Ya and Her Diary by Diane René ChristianIn Their Own Voices by Rita James Simon
transracial adoption
27 books — 22 voters
Hades' Disciples by Michael  WestBetter Off Red by Rebekah WeatherspoonZeus' Warriors by Michael  WestIn the Game by Nikki BakerThe Fling by Rebekah Weatherspoon
Interracial Lesbian Fiction
36 books — 19 voters

Leftover Women by Leta Hong FincherNarratives of Migration and Displacement in Dominican Literature by Danny MéndezYour Face in Mine by Jess RowI am Enough Journal Affirmations for Girls by Elizabeth D. GrayOh, Beautiful by John Paul Godges
Identity & Society
15 books — 18 voters
Sister Citizen by Melissa V. Harris-PerryWho's Afraid of Post-Blackness? by TouréClinging to Mammy by Micki McElyaBlack White & Jewish by Rebecca WalkerCan I Be Me? by Esther Armah
Melissa-Harris Perry Show Reads
109 books — 14 voters

Captive Genders by Nat SmithAre Prisons Obsolete? by Angela Y. DavisAgainst Equality by Ryan ConradNormal Life by Dean SpadeAbolition Now! by The CRIO Publications Colle...
Prison Abolition
17 books — 12 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
10 books — 4 voters

Uncommon Valor by Melvin ClaxtonA More Unbending Battle by Peter NelsonThe Tuskegee Airmen by Jacqueline L. HarrisBlood for Dignity by David P. ColleyUS ARMY'S FIRST, LAST, AND ONLY ALL-BLACK RANGERS by Edward L. Posey
Race in the Military
10 books — 1 voter
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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