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. Raising Antiracist Children
  2. We Refuse to Forget
  3. The Hate U Give
  4. My Remarkable Journey
  5. Hurricane Child
  6. Constructing a Nervous System
  7. Kings of BMore
  8. Love and Justice
  9. Agent Josephine
  10. Only Black Girls in Town
  11. Miss Chloe
  12. Planeta Blu
  13. Black Food
  14. My Rainbow
  15. On Juneteenth
  16. Troublemaker for Justice
  17. Black History Book
  18. Clean Getaway
  19. Racism Not Race
  20. Black Girl Unlimited
  21. Torn Apart
  22. Finding Me
  23. The Me I Choose to Be
  24. White Lies
  25. Me (Moth)
  26. Black Joy
  27. This Book is Feminist
  28. Allow Me to Retort
  29. Feminist AF
  30. Chasing Me to My Grave
  31. Recognize
  32. How to Make a Slave
  33. Cant Stop Wont Stop
  34. Angela Davis:  An Autobiography
  35. One Last Word
  36. Reclamation
  37. Black Birds in the Sky
  38. Our African Unconscious
  39. The People Remember
  40. How the Word Is Passed
  41. song below water
  42. Rage of Innocence
  43. Molly of Denali
  44. We Were There
  45. Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians But Were Afraid to Ask
  46. Read Until You Understand
  47. Algorithms of Oppression
  48. White Smoke
  49. Breaking it Down
  50. Sprouting Wings
  51. You Can Keep that to Yourself
  52. Parker Inheritance
  53. All That She Carried
  54. Long Way Down
  55. We Are Each Other&#39s Harvest
  56. King of Kindergarten
  57. Disordered Cosmos
  58. Blackout
  59. You ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey
  60. One Drop
  61. Tristan Strong
  62. Notes from a Young Black Chef
  63. A Blade So Black
  64. Better Not Bitter
  65. When Aidan Became a Brother
  66. How We Fight for Our Lives
  67. All Boys Aren&#39t Blue
  68. Ground Breaking
  69. Our Skin
  70. Caste
  71. Tell Me Who You Are
  72. Surviving the White Gaze
  73. History of the Black Population of Amherst
  74. Parenting for Liberation
  75. Age of Phillis
  76. Every Body Looking
  77. Time to Teach
  78. Freedom Over Me
  79. Grieving While Black
  80. Concrete Rose
  81. The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
  82. Four Hundred Souls
  83. The Oldest Student
  84. Bingo Love
  85. My Grandmother&#39s Hands
  86. Do Lord Remember Me
  87. The Home Place
  88. Black Enough
  89. The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X
  90. You Can Keep That to Yourself
  91. King and the Dragon Flies
  92. The Beauty in Breaking
  93. The Truths We Hold
  94. An Indigenous Peoples&#39 History of the United States for Young People
  95. Race After Technology
  96. From Here to Equality - Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century
  97. The City We Became
  98. Dread Nation
  99. Farming While Black
  100. Say Her Name
  101. Vanguard
  102. Towers Falling
  103. Memorial Drive
  104. One Crazy Summer
  105. Brother Robert by Annye C. Anderson - An intimate memoir by blues legend Robert Johnson’s stepsister
  106. Gordon Parks
  107. March - Book 3 161x235.jpg
  108. This Is Major
  109. Stamped
  110. Horace Pippin

DID YOU KNOW?  You can sign up to get a notification about our weekly pick delivered to you by email or text message.