These are noted people’s history and social justice books that have been adapted for young readers. There are more Social Justice Booklists that include recommended titles for middle and high school readers.
Further Reading — The New YA: Young Readers' Editions Can Change the Way We Teach History from Teaching Tolerance.
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, an independent, union labor bookstore. Titles with reviews on this site are noted with an asterisk(*).