We recognize the work and are so grateful for the wisdom offered by the following sources.
We thank them for their contributions.
And special thanks to Chrystal Sunshine,
who co-authored the first iteration of this theme for SHIFT Book Box.
Aboud, Francis, and Anna Beth Doyle. “Does talk of race foster prejudice or tolerance in children?.” Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science/Revue canadienne des sciences du comportement (1996).
“About Anastasia Higginbotham.” Anastasia Higginbotham, https://anastasiahigginbotham.com/about/. Accessed Feb 2019.
Bird, Elizabeth. “Review of the Day – Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness by Anastasia Higginbotham.” A Fuse 8 Production, http://blogs.slj.com/afuse8production/2018/08/08/review-of-the-day-not-my-idea-a-book-about-whiteness-by-anastasia-higginbotham/. Accessed Feb 2019.
Brown, Tameka Fryer. “Day 5: Renée Watson.” The Brown Bookshelf: United in Story, https://thebrownbookshelf.com/28days/day-5-renee-watson/. Accessed Feb 2019.
Debvilasconsult. “Undo Racism Every Day: Exclusive Interview with Children’s Author Anastasia Higginbotham” PediaPlay: Connecting, Coping & Healing Through Play, https://pediaplay.com/ 2018/10/16/ undoing-racism-one-conversation-at-a-time-exclusive-interview-with-childrens-author-anastasia-higginbotham/. Accessed Feb 2019.
“The Forgotten Fame of Florence Mills.” Face to Face: A Blog from the National Portrait Gallery, https://npg.si.edu/blog/forgotten-fame-florence-mills. Accessed Feb 2019.
Fusselman, Amy. “An Interview with Writer and Illustrator Anastasia Higginbotham.” The Believer, https://believermag.com/logger/an-interview-with-anastasia-higginbotham/. Accessed Feb 2019.
Gomez, Felicia, Overbey, Mary Margaret, Jones, Joseph, and Amy Beckrich. “A Family Guide to Talking About Race.” American Anthropological Association, http://www.understandingrace.org/resources/pdf/family_guide.pdf. Accessed Feb 2019.
“Meet the Illustrator: Christian Robinson.” Brightly, https://www.readbrightly.com/meet-illustrator-christian-robinson/. Accessed Feb 2019
Mendoza-Denton, Rodolfo. “Should We Talk to Young Children About Race?” Psychology Today, https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/are-we-born-racist/201104/should-we-talk-young-children-about-race. Accessed Feb 2019.
Mlynek, Alex. “How to Talk to Kids About Racism: An Age-By-Age Guide.” Today’s Parent, https://www.todaysparent.com/family/ parenting/how-to-talk-to-kids-about-racism-an-age-by-age-guide/. Accessed Feb 2019.
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Schu, John. “An Interview with Author Renée Watson.” WATCH. CONNECT. READ., http://mrschureads.blogspot.com/2013/02/an-interview-with-author-renee-watson.html. Accessed Feb 2019.
Singleton, Glenn, and Curtis Linton. “Courageous Conversations About Race: A Field Guide for Achieving Equity in Schools.” Corwin.
“Slavery.” Britannica Kids: Kids, https://kids.britannica.com/ kids/article/slavery/353782. Accessed Feb 2019.
“Stop Lying To Your Kids About White Supremacy – With Anastasia Higginbotham” Raising Luminaries: Books for Littles, http://www.booksforlittles.com/anastasia-higginbotham/ ?fbclid=IwAR1VK8jwJxmHZVqk-a00QKjl-oerCWriavj-DsKY6CrD6NnDefBwl2v5hXY. Accessed Feb 2019.
Tatum, Beverly Daniel. “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” Basic Books.
Underhill, Megan. “White parents teach their children to be colorblind. Here’s why that’s bad for everyone.” Washington Post, https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2018/10/05/white-parents-teach-their-children-be-colorblind-heres-why-thats-bad-everyone/?utm_term=.740bb0518ae8. Accessed Feb 2019.
Van Ausdale, D., & Feagin, J. R. (2001). The first R: Howchildren learn race and racism. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
Van Ness, V. “60+ Resources for Talking to Kids About Racism.” Bounceback Parenting, https://bouncebackparenting.com/resources-for-talking-to-kids-about-race-and-racism/. Accessed Feb 2019.
Watson, Renée. “If You’re Bored, Read A Book.” Nerdy Book Club, https://nerdybookclub.wordpress.com/2013/02/17/if-youre-bored-read-a-book-by-renee-watson/. Accessed Feb 2019.
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Martin Luther King (Bray & Zeldis)
We March (Evans)
Hey Black Child (Perkins & Collier)
Skin Again (Hooks & Raschka)
Let’s Talk About Race (Lester)
Ida B. Wells: Let the Truth Be Told (Myers & Christensen)
Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song (Pinkney and Pinkney)
Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down (Pinkney & Pinkney)
Sojourner Truth’s Step-Stomp Stride (Pinkney & Pinkney)
Child of the Civil Rights Movement (Shelton & Colón)
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement (Weatherford & Holmes)
Freedom in Congo Square (Weatherford & Christie)