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Black Lives Matter: Recommended books for Primary age range.

Ten Little Fingers, Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox and Helen Oxenbury

Lulu’s First Day bu Anna McQuinn and Rosalind Beardshaw

Counting on Katherine by Helaine Becker

Baby Goes to Market by Atinuke

Super Duper You by Sophie Henn

The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Rauf

Jamilla’s Dress by Niki Daly

Just Like Brothers by Elizabeth Baguley

Blackberry Blue by Jamila Gavin

No Ballet Shoes in Syria by Catherine Bruton. Aya is a Syrian asylum seeker, looking after her mother and baby brother in the cold, unfamiliar city of Manchester – but she is also a talented ballet dancer.

Amazing Grace
Mary Hoffman (Dial Books for Young Readers, NY, 1991)
Grace can do anything, even play Peter Pan in the school play, although other children say Peter Pan can’t be a Black girl. (Also shows non-stereotypical gender, economic class, family structure)

Read aloud:

If all the world were…by Joseph Coelho UKLA 2020 Longlist

Madlenka by Peter Sis

All the Colors of the Earth by Sheila Hamanaka (Morrow Junior Books, New York,, 1994)

The Kites are Flying by Michael Morpurgo

The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi

One Green Apple by Eve Bunting (Clarion Books, 2006)

Three ways for UK schools to improve their race relations now, Sonia Thompson

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