The Bellevue School District encourages discussions about race and racism at home with your children. Provided here are some resources that will support and encourage discussions about race and racism for elementary-aged children. While there are many more resources out there, these can get discussions started. We believe even young children can and should discuss race. These resources provided below should support these valuable discussions.

Children’s Books About Race and Racism

During this time of crisis and change, many are home with children of all ages. If you are looking for books to read, ADL’s collection address issues of identity, bias and bullying. Our featured books come with discussion guides for teachers and parents. You can search by topic and age: ADL Children’s Literature.

The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.