As a part of our continued commitment to support and stand with our community against racism and injustice, we have developed the BT Summer 2020 Book Bingo list highlighting Black authors and relevant readings on social justice and anti-racism. As an education organization, our responsibility lies with our students and we’re committed to their success by fighting for the change we want to see in the world.

Title List (from left to right, top to bottom)

Row 1:

The First Rule of Punk, Celia C. Pérez
Blended, Sharon M. Draper
Speak No Evil, Uzodinma Iweala
Black Enough: Stories of Being Young and Black in America, Edited by Ibi Zoboi, Written by Black YA Authors Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do, Jennifer L. Eberhardt, PhD

Row 2:

Everyday Anti-Racism; Getting Real about Race in School, Edited by Mica Pollock Breaking Through, Francisco Jiménez
The Other Wes Moore, Wes Moore
Farewell to Manzanar, Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston

The Poet X, Elizabeth Acevedo

Row 3:

Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates
Dear Martin, Nic Stone
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas

Row 4:

Brown Girl Dreaming, Jacqueline Woodson
Other People’s Children, Lisa Delpit
The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros
Waking Up White: Finding Myself in the Story of Race, Debby Irving A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry

Row 5:

Claudette Colvin; Twice Toward Justice, Phillip Hoose
Ghost, Jason Reynolds
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD Shadowshaper, Daniel José Alder
How it Went Down, Kekla Magoon