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Parenting for Social Justice/Anti-Racist/Feminist Parenting Books

Social Justice Parenting: How to Raise Compassionate, Anti-Racist, Justice-Minded Kids in an Unjust World By Dr. Traci Baxley Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063082366
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Published: Harper Wave - October 19th, 2021

Social Justice Parenting offers guidance and grace for parents who want to teach their children how to create a fair and inclusive world.”—Diane Debrovner, deputy editor of Parents magazine


Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines By Alexis Pauline Gumbs (Editor), China Martens (Editor), Mai'a Williams (Editor), Loretta J. Ross (Preface by) Cover Image
By Alexis Pauline Gumbs (Editor), China Martens (Editor), Mai'a Williams (Editor), Loretta J. Ross (Preface by)
$17.95
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ISBN: 9781629631103
Published: PM Press - April 1st, 2016

An anthology that gives access to the voices of mothers of color and marginalized mothers
 
Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Frontlines is an anthology that centers mothers of color and marginalized mothers’ voices—women who are in a world of necessary transformation.


Raising Antiracist Children: A Practical Parenting Guide By Britt Hawthorne, Natasha Yglesias (With) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982185428
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Published: S&S/Simon Element - June 7th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A must-have guide to raising inclusive, antiracist children from educator and advocate, Britt Hawthorne.

Raising antiracist children is a noble goal for any parent, caregiver, or educator, but it can be hard to know where to start. Let Britt Hawthorne—a nationally recognized teacher and advocate—be your guide.


In 2015, social justice educator and activist Angela Berkfield held her first Parenting for Social Justice workshop. Now it is time to share those tools and inspiration. This book discusses race, class, gender, disability, healing justice, and collective liberation, initiating age-appropriate and engaging conversations with kids about social justice issues.


How to Raise a Feminist Son: A Memoir & Manifesto By Sonora Jha, Ijeoma Oluo (Contributions by) Cover Image
By Sonora Jha, Ijeoma Oluo (Contributions by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781632174109
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Published: Sasquatch Books - May 24th, 2022

"This book is a true love letter, not only to Jha's own son but also to all of our sons and to the parents--especially mothers--who raise them.”
—Ijeoma Oluo, author of So You Want to Talk About Race and Mediocre


Raising Feminist Boys: How to Talk with Your Child about Gender, Consent, and Empathy By Bobbi Wegner, Jessica Joelle Alexander (Foreword by) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781684036677
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Published: New Harbinger Publications - June 1st, 2021

"It's difficult to raise feminist boys when they're constantly barraged by misogynistic messages. This timely manual will help parents understand what it takes to model good behavior and set a positive example."
--Booklist (starred review)


Raising LGBTQ Allies: A Parent's Guide to Changing the Messages from the Playground By Chris Tompkins Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781538136263
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Published: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - May 14th, 2021

A] powerful treatise on creating a more accepting world. Publishers Weekly, Starred Review No matter who we are or where we come from, we all play on the same playground. There are certain collective societal messages we hear growing up that we either consciously or subconsciously believe. As a result, we develop certain belief systems from which we operate our lives.


The Gender Identity Guide for Parents: Compassionate Advice to Help Your Child Be Their Most Authentic Self By Tavi Hawn Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781638070023
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Published: Rockridge Press - January 4th, 2022

Creating Cultures of Consent: A Guide for Parents and Educators By Laura McGuire Cover Image
$42.00
ISBN: 9781475850963
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Published: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - March 5th, 2021

With conversations about sexual violence, consent, and bodily autonomy dominating national conversations it can be easy to get lost in the onslaught of well-intended but often poorly executed messages.


Woke Parenting: Raising Intersectional Feminist, Empathic, Engaged, and Generally Non-Shitty Kids While Still Having a Life By Faith G. Harper, Bonnie Scott Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781621069393
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Published: Microcosm Publishing - November 12th, 2021

Parent Like It Matters: How to Raise Joyful, Change-Making Girls By Janice Johnson Dias, PhD, Jacqueline Woodson (Foreword by) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984819642
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Published: Ballantine Books - February 8th, 2022

An accessible blueprint to embolden our daughters to be critical thinkers, fearless doers, and joyful change agents for our future—from the proud mother of teen activist Marley Dias, founder of 1000BLACKGIRLBOOKS.


Wanting What's Best: Parenting, Privilege, and Building a Just World By Sarah W. Jaffe Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781641607674
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Published: Parenting Press - May 24th, 2022

When privileged parents say that they “want what's best” for their child, they don't consciously add “and not for other children.” 

Yet the practical effect of parents with privilege relentlessly pursuing their own child's interests is that other children are left behind. Author Sarah W.


How to Raise an Antiracist By Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593242537
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Published: One World - June 14th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The book that every parent, caregiver, and teacher needs to raise the next generation of antiracist thinkers, from the author of How to Be an Antiracist and recipient of the MacArthur “Genius” Grant.


Raising Multiracial Children: Tools for Nurturing Identity in a Racialized World By Farzana Nayani, DR. Paul Spickard (Foreword by), Dr. Velina Hasu Houston (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Farzana Nayani, DR. Paul Spickard (Foreword by), Dr. Velina Hasu Houston (Afterword by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781623174491
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Published: North Atlantic Books - March 20th, 2020

The essential guide to parenting multiracial and multiethnic children of all ages and learning to support and celebrate their multiracial identities


Bringing Up Race: How to Raise a Kind Child in a Prejudiced World By Uju Asika Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728238562
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Published: Sourcebooks - May 4th, 2021

"Uju Asika has written a necessary book for our times."—Chika Unigwe, author of On Black Sisters' Street


Unraveling Bias: How Prejudice Has Shaped Children for Generations and Why It's Time to Break the Cycle By Christia Spears Brown Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781953295552
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Published: BenBella Books - November 30th, 2021

NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNER — PARENTING & FAMILY • 2022 IPPY AWARDS GOLD MEDALIST PARENTING

“Timely, informative, thought-provoking, inspirationally motivating.” —Midwest Book Review


What White Parents Should Know about Transracial Adoption: An Adoptee's Perspective on Its History, Nuances, and Practices By Melissa Guida-Richards, Paula Guida (Foreword by) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781623175825
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Published: North Atlantic Books - October 5th, 2021

The White Fragility for transracial adoption--practical tools for nurturing identity, unlearning white saviorism, and fixing the mistakes you don't even know you're making.


Essential Labor: Mothering as Social Change By Angela Garbes Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062937360
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Published: Harper Wave - May 10th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

From the acclaimed author of Like a Mother comes a reflection on the state of caregiving in America, and an exploration of mothering as a means of social change.


Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America By Jennifer Harvey, Tim Wise (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Jennifer Harvey, Tim Wise (Foreword by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781501878077
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Published: Abingdon Press - February 5th, 2019

This New York Times best-selling book is a guide for families, educators, and communities to raise their children to be able and active anti-racist allies.


Parenting for a Better World: Justice Practices for Your Family and the Planet By Susanna Snyder (Editor), Ellen Ott Marshall (Editor) Cover Image
By Susanna Snyder (Editor), Ellen Ott Marshall (Editor)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780827231863
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Published: Chalice Press - May 24th, 2022

Living faithfully isn't about attending church. Being Christian is about living in right, just relationships with other people and the rest of creation. How can Christian parents avoid being overcome with the pressure to be a perfect parent and make a difference in the world? Parenting for a Better World shows there are all sorts of ways we can make a real difference from within our own homes.


The Sandbox Revolution: Raising Kids for a Just World By Lydia Wylie-Kellermann (Editor) Cover Image
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781506466446
Published: Broadleaf Books - March 30th, 2021

It is a complex time to be a parent. Our climate is in crisis, and economic inequality is deepening. Racialized violence is spreading, and school shootings are escalating. How do we, as parents, cultivate in our children a love of the earth, a cry for justice, and a commitment to nonviolence? Where do we place our bodies so we teach our kids that resistance is crucial and change is possible?


Father Figure: How to Be a Feminist Dad By Jordan Shapiro Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316459969
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - May 11th, 2021

A thoughtful and "utterly mind-blowing" exploration of fatherhood and masculinity in the 21st century (New York Times). 

There are hundreds of books on parenting, and with good reason—becoming a parent is scary, difficult, and life-changing.