#BlackLivesMatter: Kepler's is committed to respecting, protecting and celebrating black lives. Please browse our recommended books for combating racism for adults and kids. You can order and pick up these and other books through our Plaza Pickup Service available during 12-4pm Tuesday-Friday and 10am-2pm on Saturday.   

#Support Black Authors - Non-Fiction

Updated 6/3/20

Warriors Don't Cry Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781416948827
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Published: Simon Pulse - July 24th, 2007

Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary (Scholastic Focus) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338309850
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Published: Scholastic Nonfiction - December 26th, 2019

We Beat the Street: How a Friendship Pact Led to Success Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142406274
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Published: Puffin Books - April 20th, 2006

Badass Black Girl: Questions, Quotes, and Affirmations for Teens (Teen and YA Self-Esteem, for Readers of All Boys Aren´t Blue) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781642501728
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Published: Mango - January 14th, 2020

Things That Make White People Uncomfortable (Adapted for Young Adults) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781642590227
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Published: Haymarket Books - September 3rd, 2019

Obviously: Stories from My Timeline Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101998908
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Published: Razorbill - September 24th, 2019

This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781681198521
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - January 8th, 2019

Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow (Scholastic Focus) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338262049
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Published: Scholastic Nonfiction - January 29th, 2019

It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525582168
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - April 9th, 2019

It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780525582199
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Published: Yearling - April 7th, 2020

Child of the Dream (A Memoir of 1963) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338282801
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 3rd, 2019

Just Mercy (Adapted for Young Adults): A True Story of the Fight for Justice Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780525580065
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Published: Ember - September 10th, 2019

Just Mercy (Adapted for Young Adults): A True Story of the Fight for Justice Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525580034
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Published: Delacorte Press - September 18th, 2018

Just Mercy (Movie Tie-In Edition, Adapted for Young Adults): A True Story of the Fight for Justice Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780593177044
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Published: Ember - December 3rd, 2019

A Black Woman Did That Cover Image
By Malaika Adero, Chanté Timothy (Illustrator)
$11.99
ISBN: 9781941367513
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Published: Downtown Bookworks - February 18th, 2020

Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316475143
Availability: Backordered
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 19th, 2019

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316475112
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 5th, 2017

The Fierce 44: Black Americans Who Shook Up the World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328940629
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - December 24th, 2019

Brave. Black. First.: 50+ African American Women Who Changed the World Cover Image
By Cheryl Hudson, Erin K. Robinson (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525645818
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2020

What Were the Negro Leagues? (What Was?) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524789985
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 24th, 2019

A Few Red Drops: The Chicago Race Riot of 1919 Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780544785137
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Published: Clarion Books - January 2nd, 2018

Infinite Hope: A Black Artist's Journey from World War II to Peace Cover Image
By Ashley Bryan, Ashley Bryan (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781534404908
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 15th, 2019

The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read Cover Image
By Rita Lorraine Hubbard, Oge Mora (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524768287
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - January 7th, 2020

M Is for Melanin: A Celebration of the Black Child Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499809169
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Published: little bee books - October 1st, 2019

Ride to Remember: A Civil Rights Story Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419736858
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - January 7th, 2020

The Power of Her Pen: The Story of Groundbreaking Journalist Ethel L. Payne Cover Image
By Lesa Cline-Ransome, John Parra (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481462891
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - January 14th, 2020

Thurgood Cover Image
By Jonah Winter, Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524765330
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - September 3rd, 2019

The Women Who Caught The Babies: A Story of African American Midwives Cover Image
By Eloise Greenfield, Daniel Minter (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780997772074
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Published: Alazar Press - September 1st, 2019