A librarian for the Hennepin County (MN) Library compiled this list of books that may allow for reflection and conversation around the recent shootings.
Book Healing: What Writers of Color Say We Should Read Now
This list includes titles geared toward adult readers as well as some appropriate for older teens, including If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin (recommended by Shannon Gibney, author of See No Color).
Celebrate Diversity with Lerner Books
Reading diversely provides a broad cultural foundation and can illuminate new perspectives for young readers. This page captures a collection of the diverse, multicultural titles Lerner has published in recent years across fiction and nonfiction, from young picture books to graphic novels to young adult novels.