Anti-Racist e-Books and Audiobooks Available to Staff
As part of its ongoing commitment to equity and excellence, MCPS staff and students can access a number of anti-racist e-books and audiobooks through the Sora app, MCPS’ digital eBook and audiobook platform from OverDrive, without any wait time until September.
The following titles are available without hold time:
- “Antiracist Baby” by Ibram X. Kendi (Elementary)
- “Hair Love” by Matthew A. Cherry (Elementary)
- “The Day You Begin” by Jacqueline Woodson (Elementary)
- “The Lions of Little Rock” by Kristin Levine (Elementary/Middle)
- “A Good Kind of Trouble” by Lisa Moore Ramée (Elementary/Middle)
- “Clean Getaway” by Nic Stone (Elementary/Middle)
- “We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices” edited by Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson (Middle)
- “I Can’t Breathe: A Killing on Bay Street” by Matt Taibbi (High)
- “Dear Martin” by Nic Stone (High)
- “I’m Not Dying with You Tonight” by Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal (High)
MCPS is working to interrupt bias and expand learning opportunities so that all students feel valued and learn at their full potential. As part of those efforts, an anti-racist system audit will focus on evaluating the current climate at MCPS, identifying the needs and recommending actions required to combat racism.