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