Social Justice, Racial Equity, Gender & LGBTQ+

Resources for Celebrating Black History and Civil Rights


Very Best Tween and Teen Book Recommendations

The Brown Bookshelf  is a wonderful resource for books, blogs, and a multitude of resources run by a group of authors and illustrators who came together to push awareness of the myriad of African American voices writing for young readers.

Project Lit can be found on Instagram and FaceBook and Twitter. Project Lit is used by most of the SPS Librarians as a great reference point. At Whitman, Project Lit choices are often found on our Wildcats Read books and in our ELA book clubs. We Need Diverse Books Book Resources

We Need Diverse Books Resources for Race, Equity and Inclusion

Additional Resources

If you haven’t seen the Confluence Project yet, headed up by Maya Lin, take a look. This is outstanding work. Confluence connects you to the history, living cultures and ecology of the Columbia River system through Indigenous voices.  River Sites

Find fantastic book recommendations for Asian American Pacific Islander authors with AAPI protagonists.  

SPS Asian Pacific American Heritage Month