Black Lives Matter Book of the Week

See also our Antiracism Book List

We are excited to offer this weekly feature and to share a wide array of books about Black lives in America. Each month we will promote a variety of recent books for adults, young adults, and children. We hope that by bringing these books to our readers' attention we can start to contribute to the nationwide conversation that is occurring.

You can select a book below to read a brief description of it and to find available formats.
  1. White Smoke
  2. Breaking it Down
  3. Sprouting Wings
  4. You Can Keep that to Yourself
  5. Parker Inheritance
  6. All That She Carried
  7. Long Way Down
  8. We Are Each Other&#39s Harvest
  9. King of Kindergarten
  10. Disordered Cosmos
  11. Blackout
  12. You ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey
  13. One Drop
  14. Tristan Strong
  15. Notes from a Young Black Chef
  16. A Blade So Black
  17. Better Not Bitter
  18. When Aidan Became a Brother
  19. How We Fight for Our Lives
  20. All Boys Aren&#39t Blue
  21. Ground Breaking
  22. Our Skin
  23. Caste
  24. Tell Me Who You Are
  25. Surviving the White Gaze
  26. History of the Black Population of Amherst
  27. Parenting for Liberation
  28. Age of Phillis
  29. Every Body Looking
  30. Time to Teach
  31. Freedom Over Me
  32. Grieving While Black
  33. Concrete Rose
  34. The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
  35. Four Hundred Souls
  36. The Oldest Student
  37. Bingo Love
  38. My Grandmother&#39s Hands
  39. Do Lord Remember Me
  40. The Home Place
  41. Black Enough
  42. The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X
  43. You Can Keep That to Yourself
  44. King and the Dragon Flies
  45. The Beauty in Breaking
  46. The Truths We Hold
  47. An Indigenous Peoples&#39 History of the United States for Young People
  48. Race After Technology
  49. From Here to Equality - Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century
  50. The City We Became
  51. Dread Nation
  52. Farming While Black
  53. Say Her Name
  54. Vanguard
  55. Towers Falling
  56. Memorial Drive
  57. One Crazy Summer
  58. Brother Robert by Annye C. Anderson - An intimate memoir by blues legend Robert Johnson’s stepsister
  59. Gordon Parks
  60. March - Book 3 161x235.jpg
  61. This Is Major
  62. Stamped
  63. Horace Pippin