Dive in to DEIB Over Summer Break Book List!


Summer is a great time for reading and learning. Here are a few suggested books as a springboard to begin your dive into the subject of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging!


Start Here, Start Now: A Guide to Antibias and Anti-racist Work in Your School Community by Liz Kleinrock

“Most educators want to cultivate an antibias and anti-racist classroom and school community, but they often struggle with where and how to get started. Liz helps us set ourselves up for success and prepare for the mistakes we'll make along the way.” (Heinemann.com)


The Identity Conscious Educator: Building Habits and Skills for a More Inclusive School by Liza Talusan, PhD

“Learn powerful, practical strategies for creating an inclusive school community.” (lizatalusan.com)


This Book is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work by Tiffany Jewell

“The book I wished I had when I was 9 and it is the book my children will read to help them understand systemic racism, to stand-up, and to resist. This book is for everyone.” (anti-biasmontessori.com)


Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

“Through a gripping, fast-paced, and energizing narrative by beloved award-winner Jason Reynolds, this book shines a light on the many insidious forms of racist ideas–and on ways readers can identify and stamp out racist thoughts in their daily lives.” (lbyr.com)


Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong

A ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged, and utterly original exploration of Asian American consciousness. (randomhousebooks.com)


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