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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 24 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 lessons on how to wake up, take action, and do the work by Tiffany Jewell, illustrated by Aurelia Durand
    This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 lessons on how to wake up, take action, and do the work - by Tiffany Jewell, illustrated by Aurelia Durand

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780711245204 | ISBN 10: 0711245207

    Who are you? What is racism? Where does it come from? Why does it exist? What can you do to disrupt it? Learn about social identities, the history of racism and resistance against it, and how you can use your anti-racist lens and voice to move the wo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Slay by Brittney Morris
    Slay - by Brittney Morris

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781444951721 | ISBN 10: 1444951726

    'We are different ages, genders, tribes, tongues, and traditions ... but tonight we all SLAY'   Black Panther meets Ready Player One. A fierce teen game developer battles a real-life troll intent on ruining the Black Panther-inspired video gam ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boxer by Nikesh Shukla
    The Boxer - by Nikesh Shukla

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781444940695 | ISBN 10: 1444940694

    Told over the course of the ten rounds of his first fight, this is the story of amateur boxer Sunny. A seventeen year old feeling isolated and disconnected in the city he’s just moved to, Sunny joins a boxing club to learn to protect himself after ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Skin I
    The Skin I'm In - by Sharon G. Flake

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781368019439 | ISBN 10: 1368019439

    The Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent winner, now reissued with a striking new cover and a foreword by New York Times best-selling author Jason Reynolds.   Maleeka suffers every day from the taunts of the other kids in her c ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi
    A Very Large Expanse of Sea - by Tahereh Mafi

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781405292603 | ISBN 10: 1405292601

    "This is a gorgeous book. It's tender and fierce, beautiful even as it depicts some ugly truths. The prose is passionate and honest, unsentimental and big-hearted. The very best books move you to reconsider the world around you and this is one of tho ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dear Martin by Nic Stone
    Dear Martin - by Nic Stone

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781471175565 | ISBN 10: 1471175561

    Raw, captivating, and undeniably real, Nic Stone boldly tackles American race relations in this stunning debut.  Justyce McAllister is top of his class and set for the Ivy League – but none of that matters to the police officer who just pu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes
    Ghost Boys - by Jewell Parker Rhodes

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781510104396 | ISBN 10: 1510104399

    A New York Times Bestseller  A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a white police officer, drawing connections with real-life history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes.  ALIVE Twelve-year-old Jerome doe ... more

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  • Cover image of book All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Kiely Quinn
    All American Boys - by Jason Reynolds and Kiely Quinn

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781481463348 | ISBN 10: 1481463349

    A 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor book, and recipient of the Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children's Literature.   In this New York Times bestselling novel, two teens--one black, one white--grapple with the repercussions of a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Behind the News: Race and Crime by Philip Steele
    Behind the News: Race and Crime - by Philip Steele

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781526305114 | ISBN 10: 1526305119

    In-depth explorations of big topics in today's world. Go behind the headlines to explore the wider background of news stories that are making a major impact across the world. In Race and Crime, we ask why headlines often link these issues and que ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
    The Hate U Give - by Angie Thomas

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781406372151 | ISBN 10: 1406372153

    A powerful and brave YA novel about what prejudice looks like in the 21st century. "A stunning, brilliant, gut-wrenching novel that will be remembered as a classic of our time."(John Green, No. 1 New York Times bestseller) Sixteen-year-old ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Lonely Note by Kevin Stevens
    A Lonely Note - by Kevin Stevens

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910411346 | ISBN 10: 1910411345

    Tariq is not sure where he really belongs or where he would rather be. School brings tedium at best, taunts and threats at worst. At home he can’t seem to please his increasingly devout father or dispel his mother’s growing dislocation and her cr ... more

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  • Cover image of book When Morning Comes by Arushi Raina
    When Morning Comes - by Arushi Raina

    £6.50   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781926890142 | ISBN 10: 1926890140

    It’s 1976 in South Africa.   Written from the points-of-view of four young people living in Johannesburg and its black township, Soweto — Zanele, a black female student organizer, Meena, of South Asian background working at her father’s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hell and High Water by Tanya Landman
    Hell and High Water - by Tanya Landman

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781406366914 | ISBN 10: 1406366919

    The heart-stopping tale of a young man's attempt to clear his father's name, from the Carnegie Medal-winning author of Buffalo Soldier.   When his father is arrested and transported to the Colonies, Caleb is left alone. After a desperate journ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Letters to a Young Generation 2: 17 Inspirational Letters to the Next Generation of Women by Amanda Wilson
    Letters to a Young Generation 2: 17 Inspirational Letters to the Next Generation of Women - by Amanda Wilson

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780957136762 | ISBN 10: 0957136765

    In this new book of letters, 17 women share their experiences of growing up in the UK as a black female. Heartfelt and honest, they offer words of wisdom and encouragement to the next generation. Contributions from: Sinitta, Bianca Miller, Ms Dynamit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Noughts and Crosses (Graphic Novel version) by Malorie Blackman, illustrated by John Aggs
    Noughts and Crosses (Graphic Novel version) - by Malorie Blackman, illustrated by John Aggs

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780857531957 | ISBN 10: 0857531956

    Callum is a nought - an inferior white citizen in a society controlled by the black Crosses.   Sephy is a Cross - and the daughter of one of the most powerful, ruthless men in the country.   In their hostile, violent world, noughts and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein
    Black Dove, White Raven - by Elizabeth Wein

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781405271363 | ISBN 10: 1405271361

    Em and Teo are the children of stunt pilots Rhoda and Delia, who perform daring aerobatics to appreciative audiences. But while the sight of two girls wingwalking one white, one black is a welcome novelty in some parts of the USA in the 1920s, it ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie
    The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian - by Sherman Alexie

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783442010 | ISBN 10: 1783442018

    'Son,' Mr P said, 'you're going to find more and more hope the farther and farther you walk away from this sad, sad, sad reservation.' So Junior, who is already beaten up regularly for being a skinny kid in glasses, goes to the rich white school ... more

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  • Cover image of book The World Beneath by Janice Warman
    The World Beneath - by Janice Warman

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781406337167 | ISBN 10: 1406337161

    One boy's struggle for freedom during South Africa's anti-apartheid movement.  1970s South Africa. Eleven-year-old Joshua lives with his mother, who works as a maid for the Malherbes in a white middle-class area in Cape Town. We see this e ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley
    Lies We Tell Ourselves - by Robin Talley

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781848452923 | ISBN 10: 1848452926

    Lie #1: I'm not afraid. Lie #2: I'm sure I'm doing the right thing. Lie# 3: I don't care what they think of me.   It's 1959. The battle for civil rights is raging. And it's Sarah's first day of school as one of the first black students at ... more

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  • Cover image of book Secret Gardens by David Belbin
    Secret Gardens - by David Belbin

    £5.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781907869228 | ISBN 10: 1907869220

    Aazim is fifteen. His family is about to be deported. When Immigration come for them, he decides to hide in a city allotment. But nowhere is safe for long.   Aazim meets Nadimah. People are after her, too. Soon, the pair have to go on the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ruby Tanya by Robert Swindells
    Ruby Tanya - by Robert Swindells

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780440863984 | ISBN 10: 0440863988

    When the bomb goes off at their school, killing the student teacher, it looks as if the friendship between Ruby Tanya and Asra could be over. Asra and her fellow asylum-seekers are blamed - and Ruby Tanya's father is the one leading the campaign agai ... more

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  • Cover image of book Malcolm X Talks to Young People by Malcolm X
    Malcolm X Talks to Young People - by Malcolm X

    £13.00   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780873489621 | ISBN 10: 0873489624

    The young generation of whites, Blacks, browns, whatever else there isyoure living at a time of revolution, Malcolm told young people in the United Kingdom in December 1964. And I for one will join in with anyone, I dont care what color you are, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Little Soldier by Bernard Ashley
    The Little Soldier - by Bernard Ashley

    £6.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9781860398797 | ISBN 10: 1860398790

    When Kaninda survives a brutal attack on his village in East Africa he joins the rebel army, where he's trained to carry weapons, and to use them. But aid workers take him to London where he fetches up in a comprehensive school. Clan and tribal c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Let the Circle be Unbroken: A story of love, courage and hope by Mildred D. Taylor
    Let the Circle be Unbroken: A story of love, courage and hope - by Mildred D. Taylor

    £7.99   paperback   (1995) - ISBN 13: 9780140372908 | ISBN 10: 0140372903

    An unforgettable Logan family story. 'If I had my way I would put an iron padlock on time so nothing would ever have to change again.' Cassie Logan is growing up and beginning to experience life beyond the safe and lovong circle of her fami ... more

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