Social Equity Resource List

Do you want to learn more about diversity, equity and inclusion?

Thank you to Park City Library for collaborating on this project! Check back often as we will update this list with additional resources, including videos, podcasts, articles, and more books. If you have any recommendations, please let us know by emailing Sarah at

You can learn more about this initiative by visiting our main Social Equity page.


Winners Take All – The Elite Charade of Changing the World by Anand Giridharadas
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah
American Like Me by America Ferrera
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in The Cafeteria? by Beverly Daniel Tatum
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
We Should All be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
I Am Not Your Negro by James Baldwin
Just Mercy by Brian Stevenson
The Myth of Equality by Ken Wytsma
Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story by Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin
Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay
Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire
Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People by Mahzarin R. Banaji
Waking Up White by Debbie Irving
The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida
Brothers and Sisters by Bebe Moore Campbell
El Deafo by Cece Bell
Fading Scars: My Queer Disability History by Corbett Joan O’Toole
From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and Re-Segregation by Jeff Chang
Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do (Issues of our Time) by Claude Steele
White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
The Faithful Scribe by Shahan Mufti
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
Feminism is For Everybody: Passionate Politics by bell hooks
Women, Race, and Class by Angela Y. Davis
Mex Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit
Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom by bell hooks
White Lime Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son by Tim Wise
Homophobia: How We All Pay the Price by Warren Blumenfeld
Deaf Education in America: Voices of Children from Inclusion Settings by Janet Cerney
Queer Crips: Disabled Gay Men and Their Stories by John Dececco
This is Where I Need to Be: Oral Histories of Muslim Youth in NYC by Joy Wilt Berry
The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde by Audre Lorde
Algorithms of Oppression by Safiya Umoja Noble

Young Adult

All American Boys by Jason Reynolds
American Street by Ibi Zoboi
Calling My Name by Liara Tamani
Dear Martin by Nic Stone
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L Sánchez
Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert
Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed
Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork
The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives by Dashka Slater
The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan
The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lilliam Rivera
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson
The Dangerous Art of Blending In by Angelo Surmelis
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan
Wrong in All the Right Ways by Tiffany Brownlee


Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal
Amal Unbound
 by Aisha Saeed
Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan
Betty Before X by Ilyasah Shabazz and Renée Watson
Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan
Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
Front Desk by Kelly Yang
Habibi by Naomi Shihab Nye
Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson
Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish by Pablo Cartaya
The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
The House That Lou Built by Mae Respicio
The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez
The Gauntlet by Karuna Riazi
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
The Stars Beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore

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