At Teaching for Change, we are proud of our carefully selected booklists that highlight titles by and about people of color as well as social justice themes.
Unfortunately, this is not the industry norm. In the last 10 years, fewer than 10% of children's books published in the U.S. were by or about people of color. This year's New York Times Summer Reading List is comprised 100% of white authors.
Teaching for Change's annual Summer Reading List offers a diverse selection of titles that encourage children and adults to question, challenge, and re-think the world beyond the headlines.
Send us your feedback if you read any of the books and/or let us know what titles you would add to the list.
Remember, whatever you read this summer, please pick up the book at your local library or independent bookstore or webstore. We encourage everyone to boycott Amazon, here’s why.