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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 30 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 How High The Moon by Karyn Parsons
    How High The Moon - by Karyn Parsons

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241346891 | ISBN 10: 0241346894

    Boston was nothing like South Carolina. Up there, colored folks could go anywhere they wanted. Folks didn't wait for church to dress in their fancy clothes. Fancy was just life. Mama was a city girl... and now I was going to be one too.   It's 194 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Colour of People by Mauricio Negro
    Colour of People - by Mauricio Negro

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912417070 | ISBN 10: 1912417073

    People come in different colours. But no matter what they look like, people all eat when they’re hungry, shiver when they’re cold, smile when they’re happy.   Originally published in Brazil, this wordless picturebook takes a playful look ... more

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  • Cover image of book What is Race? Who are Racists? Why Does Skin Colour Matter? And Other Big Questions by Claire Heuchan and Nikesh Shukla
    What is Race? Who are Racists? Why Does Skin Colour Matter? And Other Big Questions - by Claire Heuchan and Nikesh Shukla

    £13.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526303981 | ISBN 10: 1526303981

    An important and timely book on race and racism, encouraging children to think for themselves about the issues involved.  Talk about race is often discouraged, but this book aims to bring everyone into the conversation. It explores the history ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Colors of Us by Karen Katz
    The Colors of Us - by Karen Katz

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780805071634 | ISBN 10: 0805071636

    A positive and affirming look at skin color, from an artist's perspective.   Seven-year-old Lena is going to paint a picture of herself. She wants to use brown paint for her skin. But when she and her mother take a walk through the neighborhoo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Passing for White by Tanya Landman
    Passing for White - by Tanya Landman

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781781126813 | ISBN 10: 178112681x

    It’s 1848 in the Deep South of America. Rosa is a slave but her owner is also her father and her fair skin means she can ‘pass for white’. With the help of Benjamin, her husband, she disguises herself as a young white man – and Benjamin’s m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Racism and Intolerance by Louise Spilsbury, illustrated by Hanane Kai
    Racism and Intolerance - by Louise Spilsbury, illustrated by Hanane Kai

    £12.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781526300522 | ISBN 10: 1526300524

    Sometimes we hear words in the news and it's hard to understand what they mean and how they affect us. Using beautiful artwork and clear explanations, Racism and Intolerance looks to answer our questions and reassure our concerns about these issues. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Land by Mildred D. Taylor
    The Land - by Mildred D. Taylor

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781101997567 | ISBN 10: 1101997567

    A stunning repackage of a companion to Mildred D. Taylor’s Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, with cover art by two-time Caldecott Honor Award winner Kadir Nelson!   The son of a prosperous landowner and a former slave, Paul-Edward Logan is unlik ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Turning Back by Beverley Naidoo
    No Turning Back - by Beverley Naidoo

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141368900 | ISBN 10: 014136890x

    No Turning Back by Carnegie-medal winning author Beverley Naidoo is the powerful and moving story of Sipho and his struggle to survive on the city streets of Johannesburg in the 1990s. It is one of The Originals from Penguin - iconic, outspoken, firs ... more

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  • Cover image of book Who We Are! by Robie H. Harris, illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott
    Who We Are! - by Robie H. Harris, illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781406367393 | ISBN 10: 1406367397

    New York Times best-selling author Robie H. Harris helps preschoolers understand what makes us who we are from our height to our hair, from the shade of our skin to our eyesight.   Join Nellie, Gus, baby Jake, and their parents at Funland as ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Alien and Me by Smriti Prasadam-Halls, illustrated by Tom McLaughlin
    My Alien and Me - by Smriti Prasadam-Halls, illustrated by Tom McLaughlin

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780192736345 | ISBN 10: 0192736345

    Told from a little alien's perspective, this is a funny story that presents humans as the aliens!   A journey from hostility to friendship, the story contains lessons about how we look at strangers as 'aliens' and they look at us in the sam ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher
    My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece - by Annabel Pitcher

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780621869 | ISBN 10: 1780621868

    Narrated by ten year old Jamie, a stunning debut novel about the tragedy that tears apart his family after a terrorist attack, and how they rebuild their lives. Ten-year-old Jamie Matthews has just moved to the Lake District with his Dad and his ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson
    Nelson Mandela - by Kadir Nelson

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780062246363 | ISBN 10: 0062246364

    One day when Nelson Mandela was nine years old, his father died and he was sent from his village to a school far away from home, to another part of South Africa. In Johannesburg, the country's capital, Mandela saw fellow Africans who were poor and po ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Life of Stephen Lawrence by Verna Allette Wilkins
    The Life of Stephen Lawrence - by Verna Allette Wilkins

    £6.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781848531055 | ISBN 10: 1848531052

    Stephen Lawrence was a bright, athletic, young man with high hopes for the future. He lived in south-east London with his parents, younger brother and younger sister. On 22 April 1993, he was brutally murdered while he was waiting for the bus. He was ... more

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  • Cover image of book Something Else by Kathryn Cave and Chris Riddell
    Something Else - by Kathryn Cave and Chris Riddell

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141338675 | ISBN 10: 0141338679

    A simple story, about a small creature who does his best to join in with the others. But he's different. No matter how he tries, he just doesn't belong.   Then Something turns up and wants to be friends. But Something Else isn't sure he ... more

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  • Cover image of book Out of Shadows by Jason Wallace
    Out of Shadows - by Jason Wallace

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781849390484 | ISBN 10: 1849390487

    If I stood you in front of a man, pressed a gun into your palm and told you to squeeze the trigger, would you do it?  No, sir, no way!  What if I then told you wed gone back in time and his name was Adolf Hitler? Would yo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Double Cross (Noughts and Crosses, Book 4) by Malorie Blackman
    Double Cross (Noughts and Crosses, Book 4) - by Malorie Blackman

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780552559607 | ISBN 10: 0552559601

    Just this once . . . Please let me get away with it just this once . . .   Tobey wants a better life - for him and his girlfriend Callie Rose. He wants nothing to do with the gangs that rule the world he lives in. But when he's offered the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Journey to Jo by Beverley Naidoo
    Journey to Jo - by Beverley Naidoo

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780007263509 | ISBN 10: 0007263503

    This is the story of love, commitment and the flowering of the human spirit against the background of South Africa�s apartheid.  Frightened that their baby sister Dineo will die, thirteen-year-old Naledi and her younger brother Tiro run away fr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman, illustrated by Caroline Binch
    Amazing Grace - by Mary Hoffman, illustrated by Caroline Binch

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781845077495 | ISBN 10: 1845077490

    Grace loves to act out stories. Sometimes she plays the leading part, sometimes she is 'a cast of thousands.'   When her school decides to perform Peter Pan, Grace is longing to play Peter, but her classmates say that Peter was a boy, and bes ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Kids
    The Kids' Multicultural Art Book - by Alexandra Michaels

    £10.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780824968083 | ISBN 10: 0824968085

    This title is intended for ages 3 to 9 years. In these pages, children can explore roots, rhythms, and traditions from all corners of the earth while crafting their own art and artefacts. From Kachina dolls of the American Southwest to worry dolls fr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Burn My Heart by Beverley Naidoo
    Burn My Heart - by Beverley Naidoo

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780141321240 | ISBN 10: 0141321245

    Mathew and Mugo.   Two boys living on the same Kenyan farm but they share an uneasy friendship. They live in a time when white and black means rich and poor - and a secret society, called the Mau Mau, want their land and freedom back.No-on ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children by Sandra L Pinkney, with photographs by Myles C Pinkney
    Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children - by Sandra L Pinkney, with photographs by Myles C Pinkney

    £6.99   hardback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780439802512 | ISBN 10: 0439802512

    Using poetic language and stunning photographs, the Pinkneys create a remarkable affirmation of the beauty and diversity of African-American children in this board book edition of their bestselling picture book.  Full color. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Checkmate (Noughts and Crosses, Book 3) by Malorie Blackman
    Checkmate (Noughts and Crosses, Book 3) - by Malorie Blackman

    £6.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780552551946 | ISBN 10: 0552551945

    Can the future ever erase the past?   Rose has a Cross mother and a nought father in a society where the pale-skinned noughts are treated as inferiors and those with dual heritage face a life-long battle against deep-rooted prejudices. Sephy, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nothing But Trouble by Alan MacDonald
    Nothing But Trouble - by Alan MacDonald

    £5.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780713676792 | ISBN 10: 0713676795

    Nothing but Trouble is a story about prejudice. When Jay arrives at Glenwood Primary, Paul is assigned to look after him and be his 'buddy', but looking after Jay proves harder than he expected. Jay's family are travellers and the new boy do ... more

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  • Cover image of book Knife Edge (Noughts and Crosses, Book 2) by Malorie Blackman
    Knife Edge (Noughts and Crosses, Book 2) - by Malorie Blackman

    £6.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780552548922 | ISBN 10: 0552548928

    Sephy is a Cross, one of the privileged in a society where the ruling Crosses treat the pale-skinned noughts as inferiors. But her baby daughter has a nought father...Jude is a Nought. Eaten up with bitterness, he blames Sephy for the terrible losses ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Whisperer by Nick Butterworth
    The Whisperer - by Nick Butterworth

    £6.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780007120185 | ISBN 10: 0007120184

    Two gangs of cats live in a scrap yard on the edge of a city. When they're not eating or sleeping, they're fighting, and that's just how The Whisperer likes it. He's a rat, and if he can keep the cats going after each other, the'll leave him and his ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Love My Hair! by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley, illustrated by E. B. Lewis
    I Love My Hair! - by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley, illustrated by E. B. Lewis

    £5.99   hardback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780316525589 | ISBN 10: 0316525588

    First published in hardcover in 1998, and then in paperback in 2001, I Love My Hair! has sold remarkably well, and proved that there was indeed a demand for African-American children's books. Now in board book to reach an even younger audience! Now b ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sneetches and Other Stories by Dr. Seuss
    The Sneetches and Other Stories - by Dr. Seuss

    £5.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780007158508 | ISBN 10: 0007158505

    The Star-Bellied Sneetches have bellies with Stars, but the Plain-Bellied Sneetches have none upon thars!   Rivalries rocket when Sylvester McMonkey McBean steps in to prey on their prejudices, but in the end we realise that prejudice is ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Civil Rights Movement for Kids: A History with 21 Activities by Mary C. Turck
    The Civil Rights Movement for Kids: A History with 21 Activities - by Mary C. Turck

    £14.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781556523700 | ISBN 10: 155652370x

    Surprisingly, kids were some of the key instigators in the Civil Rights Movement, for example, Barbara Johns, who held a rally in her elementary school gym that eventually led to the Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court school desegregation dec ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Same Old Story Every Year by Anne Fine
    The Same Old Story Every Year - by Anne Fine

    £4.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780141302751 | ISBN 10: 0141302755

    "I have a surprise . . . this class is going to do the Christmas play!"   Maya longs to be in Mr Kelly's play! She can already see herself on the stage, waving her arms around and saying her words so loudly everyone at the back can hear. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bein
    Bein' With You This Way - by W Nikola-Lisa & Michael Bryant

    £8.99   paperback   (1994) - ISBN 13: 9781880000267 | ISBN 10: 1880000261

    A beautifully illustrated exuberant rap on the differences between us (straight hair, curly hair; brown eyes, blue eyes; light skin, dark skin, etc). American publication but sentiments applicable anywhere. ... more

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