Antiracism Resources for Teens

You’ll need your Scotch Plains library card to access all of these resources. If you need help using your card or any of these resources, email [email protected].
Check out the adult resources page for more suggested reading and other resources.

Please note: the links to print copies in these lists may be out of date since we have switched to LMxAC. To search our current catalog, click here.

Nonfiction, Grades 6-8

Fiction, Grades 6-8

Nonfiction, Grades 9-12

Fiction, Grades 9-12

Databases for grades 6-12

African-American History Online
If you’re looking for…
– primary sources
– timelines
– graphs
– historical images
… on the history of African Americans.

If you’re looking for articles about…
– the history of civil rights
– racial profiling
– police brutality
…and other relevant topics.

Points of View Reference Center
If you’re looking to understand multiple points of view on…
– the Black Lives Matter movement
– flag-burning
– national anthem protests
– reparations
– affirmative action
– excessive use of police force
… and other important but controversial issues.