Anti-Bias, Anti-Racist Resource List

For Parents & Educators

BCCC work and reflections on anti-bias, anti-racist education


  • Anti-Biased Education for Young Children and Ourselves

        Louise Derman-Sparks and Julie Edwards

  • Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do

       Jennifer L. Eberhardt

  • How to Be an Antiracist

       Ibram X Kendi

  • Other People’s Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom

       Lisa Delpit

  • Nice Racism 

      Dr. Robin DiAngelo

  • Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You

       Jason Reynolds & Ibram X Kendi

  • Teaching and Learning in a Diverse World: Multicultural Education for Young Children

      Matt Lamothe

  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

      Michelle Alexander

  • Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race

      Debby Irving

  • White Fragility, Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

      Dr. Robin DiAngelo 

  • Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race 

      Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum

Indigenous books that we are currently using as resources: 

  • Baskets of the Dawnland People

        Project Indian Pride

  • If You Lived During the Plimouth Thanksgiving
        Chris Newell and Winona Nelson 
  • Many Hands: A Penobscot Indian Story
        Angeli Perrow & Heather Austin 
  • The Micmac: How Their Ancestors Lived Five Hundred Years Age.

        Ruth Holmes Whitehead and Harold McGee

  • Six Micmas Stories
        Ruth Holmes Whitehead
  • Swift Fox All Along

        Rebecca Lea Thomas & Maya McKibbin

  • Racoon's Last Race
        Joseph & James Bruchac   
  • Why Indigenous Literatures Matter
        Daniel Heath Justice

Websites & Blogs:

ADL-Anti-Bias Education: Early Childhood FAQs

Anti-Racism Resources for White People

Britt Hawthrone: For Educators: Anti-Bias Teaching

Talking About Race

Nicole the Librarian: Anti-Racism Resources for All Ages

Wabanaki REACH


An Exploratory Cross-Cultural Study: Fathers’ Early Involvement With Infants

Black Homeowners Face Discrimination in Appraisals

Dear White Teachers: You Can’t Love Your Black Students If You Don’t Know Them

Grandmothers’ Developmental Expectations for Early Childhood in Botswana

How to Raise Kids Who Won’t Be Racist“I’m Gonna Cook My Baby in a Pot”: Young Black Girls’ Racial Preferences and Play Behavior

Mirrows, Windows, and Sliding Glass Doors: Rudine Sims Bishop Essay on Multicultural Literature

My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant

These Books Can Help You Racism and Protest to Your Children: The New York Times

The Black Baby Doll Doesn’t Fit the Disconnect Between Early Childhood Diversity Policy, Early Childhood Educator Practice, and Children’s Play 

The Goals of Anti-bias Education: Clearing Up Some Key Misconceptions

They’re Not Too Young to Talk About Race

What I Learned When I Recreated the Famous ‘Doll Test’ That Looked At How Black Kids See Race

Who Gets to be Afraid in America?


Anything for Selenas (WBUR)

Be Antiracist with Ibram X. Kendi

Cape Up with Jonathan Capehart: Nice Racism with Robin Diangelo

Codeswitch (NPR) 

Louder Than a Riot (NPR)

White Parents (New York Times)

Talking About Race with Young Children (NPR)

The Takeaway (WNYC) 

This American Life Story: "Babies Buying Babies"New Books Network: Mothers of Massive Resistance

Southlake (NBC)


Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum on Talking to Kids about Race and Racism

Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum: TedTalk: Is My Skin Brown Because I Drank Chocolate Milk?

Dr. Robin DiAngelo Discusses ‘White Fragility’

Landmark Cases: Brown V. Board of Education of Topeka (Doll Test)

Ibram X. Kendi: How to raise kids to be anti-racist and talk to them about racism 

Melanie Funchess: Implicit Bias - how it effects us and how we push through

Peggy McIntosh: Ted Talk: How Studying Privilege Systems Can Strengthen Compassion

Rudine Sims Bishop Interview on Multicultural Literature

For Children:


BCCC Inclusivity Booklist

Coretta Scott King Book List

Diverse BookFinder

Equal Opportunity Book Box


PBS Kids Talk about Race and Racism

Sesame Street: I Love My Hair