The lists below include print books, eBooks, podcasts, websites, and more. These lists have been professionally curated by RHPL librarians.

Resources about Race & Racism
(pdf files)

Multimedia Resources for Adults
Multimedia Resources for Adults
Multimedia Resources for Parents & Caregivers
Multimedia Resources: Asia
Black History Resources by Black Authors for Youth
Representation Matters: Anti-Racist Reading for Youth
Amplify Black Voices
Spark a Discussion

School Violence:

The following is a list of RHPL curated resources
including books, websites, and more, to help manage trauma
experienced from violent events. 

RHPL Youth Reads

Youth Reads about trauma
Youth Reads about anxiety

RHPL Teen Reads: 
Mindfulness Skills to Help Teens & Young Adults
Deal with Anxiety, Depression & Trauma

The PTSD Survival Guide for Teens:Strategies to Overcome Trauma,
Build Resilience & Take Back Your Life

RHPL Lecture Series
Coping Effectively with Big Feelings
Becoming Mindful & Resilient in the Age of Anxiety
Managing Anxiety & Depression During Unpredictable Times






Resources about Social & Political Unrest
(pdf files)

Books & Online Resources for Adults
Parent Resources about Social Unrest
Youth Fiction
Youth Non-Fiction

Additional School Violence Resources
from The Library of Michigan

Common Ground or call 1-800-231-1127.

Mental Health America: 
Talking to Kids About Fear & Violence

National Association of School Psychologists:
Talking to Children About Violence - Tips for Parents & Teachers
(Many additional resources on this site, too)

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network:
School Shooting Resources

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:
AACAP Resource Library on Guns & Violence

Federal Resources for Helping Youth Cope
After a School Shooting

State of Michigan Tipline:
Childhood Trauma in Time of Crisis.