“This Moment” Resource List

Resources (books, articles, and events) for kids and their caretakers on current news topics to inform and help create a more equitable society.

Black Lives Matter & Anti-Racism

Events

Small But Mighty Story Times – The National Civil Rights Museum releases a new story time highlighting picture books which thematically focus on peacemaking, kindness, diversity, and creating positive social change. Parents and children engage together for stories and connecting activities or resources.

KidLit Rally for Black Lives – an online rally for kids, parents, educators, librarians, and others who work with kids to examine this moment in history and talk openly about race, anti-racism, police brutality, and justice for all.

Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism – A Sesame Street/CNN production with town hall style questions and answers for children with their favorite characters as moderators.

Beautiful Blackbird Children’s Book Festival – videos released May through August 2020 celebrating Black authors, illustrators, and children’s book characters.

Book Lists

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