Teaching for Change carefully selects the best multicultural and social justice books for children, young adults, and educators. Learn about our criteria for selecting titles. Feedback on these lists and suggestions for additional titles are welcome. Most of the books on these lists are linked for more information or purchase to Powells.com (an independent, unionized bookstore) and/or Bookshop (indie bookstore platform). A small percentage from book sales through these links goes to Teaching for Change. Titles with reviews on this site are noted with an asterisk(*).
Measuring a Year: A Rosh Hashanah Story
By Linda Elovitz Marshall and Zara González Hoang (Illustrator)
Miep and the Most Famous Diary: The Woman Who Rescued Anne Frank's Diary
By Meeg Pincus and Jordi Solano (Illustrator)
Osnat and Her Dove: The True Story of the World's First Female Rabbi
By Sigal Samuel and Vali Mintzi (Illustrator)
The Tower of Life: How Yaffa Eliach Rebuilt Her Town in Stories and Photographs
By Chana Stiefel and Susan Gal (Illustrator)
Irena's Children: A True Story of Courage (Young Readers Edition)
By Tilar J. Mazzeo and adapted by Mary Cronk Farrell
Schools of Hope: How Julius Rosenwald Helped Change African American Education
By Norman H. Finkelstein
For a list of recommended books for children on the Holocaust during WWII, visit the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.