High School Students & Adults

Diversity Book Recommendations for High School Students and Adults:

Sarah Culberson

  • A Princess Found: An American Family, an African Chiefdom, and the Daughter Who Connected Them All

Allan G. Johnson

  • Privilege, Power and Difference
  • The Gender Knot 

Gloria Ladson-Billings

  • The Dreamkeepers

Helie Lee

  • Still Life With Rice
  • In the Absence of Sun – A Korean American Woman’s Promise to Reunite 3 Lost Generations of her Family 

Mara Sapon-Shevin

  • Widening the Circle: The Power of Inclusive Classrooms
  • Because We Can Change the World

Claude M. Steele, Ph.D.

  •  Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do

Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D.

  • “Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?”: A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity 

Tim Wise

  • Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity
  • White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son
  • Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama
  • Speaking Treason Fluently: Anti-Racist Reflections From an Angry White Male

Kenji Yoshino

  • Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights

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