Books that Reference Racist Classics

Created on June 17, 2016, this page is a place for AICL to log children's and young adult books that reference racist classics. If you come across ones that aren't listed, please let me know.

Five Chinese Brothers
  • Klein, Suzy and Frank Remkiewicz. Horrible Harry and the Locked Closet. Published in 2004 by Penguin. Added to log on June 18, 2016
  • Lamstein, Sarah. Hunger Moon. Published in 2004 by namelos. Added to log on June 18, 2016.
  • Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. Published in 1993 by Simon and Schuster. Added to log on June 18, 2016.

Gone With the Wind 
  • Agosin, Marjorie. I Lived on Butterfly Hill. Published in 2014 by Atheneum Books. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Blume, Judy. Just as Long as We're Together. Published in 1987 by Orchard Books. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Boone, Martina. Compulsion. Published in 2014 by Simon Pulse (Simon & Schuster). Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • DiCamillo, Kate. Because of Winn Dixie. Published in 2000 by Candlewick.Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Hinton, S. E. The Outsiders. Published in 1967 by Viking. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Lowry, Lois. Anastasia at Your Service. Published in 1982 by Houghton Mifflin. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Lowry, Lois. Number the Stars. Published in 1989 by Houghton Mifflin. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Peck, Richard. A Year Down Under. Published in 2000 by Puffin Penguin. Added to log on June 17, 2016. 
  • Pilkey, Dav. Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets. Published in 1999 by Scholastic. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Price, Roger and Leonard Stern. More Best of Mad Libs. Published in 1958 by Penguin. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Sobol, Donald J. Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Secret Pitch. Published in 1965 by Dutton, a division of Penguin. Added to log on June 17, 2016.

Indian in the Cupboard
  • Clements, Andrew. The Janitor's Boy. Published in 2001 by Simon and Schuster. Added to log on June 18, 2016.
  • Kline, Suzy. Horrible Harry and the Missing Diamond. Published in 2013 by Viking Penguin. Added to log on June 18, 2016.
  • McGovern, Cammie. Just My Luck. Published in 2016 by HarperCollins. Added to log on June 18, 2016.
Little Black Sambo

  • Dalgliesh, Alice. The Silver Pencil. Published in 1944 by Scribner Press (published in 1991 by Puffin). Added to log on June 20, 2016.


Little House on the Prairie
  • Anderson, William. M is for Mount Rushmore: A South Dakota Alphabet. Published in 2005 by Sleeping Bear Press. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Baskin, Nora Raleigh. The Summer Before Boys. Published in 2011 by Simon & Schuster. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Beech, Sandy. Weather's Here, Wish You Were Great. Published in 2015 by Simon & Schuster. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Dagg, Carole Estby. Sweet Home Alaska. Published in 2016 by Penguin Random House. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Dowell, Frances O'Roark. The Kind of Friends We Used to Be. Published in 2009 by Simon & Schuster. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Fleischman, Paul. Breakout. Published in 2003 by Cricket Books. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Greene, Constance C. Beat the Turtle Drum. Published in 1976 by Viking. Added to log on June 20, 2016.
  • Greene, Constance C. Nora: Maybe a Ghost Story. Published in 1993 by Harcourt Brace. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Gillies, Isabel. Starry Night: A Novel. Published in 2014 by Farrar Straus Giroux. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Griffin, Adele. Overnight. Published in 2003 by Penguin Putnam. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Hahn, Mary Downing. Took: A Ghost Story. Published in 2015 by Clarion (Houghton Mifflin). Added to log on June 20, 2016. 
  • Hale, Shannon. Dangerous. Published in 2014 by Bloomsbury Children's Books. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Harper, Meg. My Mum and the Green-eyed Monster. Published in 2006 by Lion Children's Books. Added to log on June 20, 2016.
  • Harrington, Karen. Courage for Beginners. Published in 2014 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Lasky, Kathryn. Double Trouble Squared: A Starbuck Family Adventure. Published in 1991 by Harcourt Brace. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Lasky, Kathryn. Blood Secret. Published in 2004 by HarperCollins. Added to log on June 17, 2016. 
  • Maccarone, Grace. The Haunting of Grade Three. Published in 1987 by Scholastic. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Martin, Ann. Stacey's Mistake (Babysitters Club). Published in 1987 by Scholastic. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • McDaniel, Lurlene. Prey. Published in 2008 by Random House. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • McDonald, Megan. Soaring High: A Julie Classic. Published in 2007 by American Girl Publishing. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • McDonald, Megan. The Sisters Club: Rule of Three. Published in 2009 by Candlewick. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • McGovern, Cammie. Just My Luck. Published in 2016 by HarperCollins. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • McKenna, Colleen O'Shaughnessy and Richard Williams. Good Grief... Third Grade. Published in 1993 by Scholastic. 
  • McLean, Hope. Jewel Society #4: Battle of the Brightest. Published in 2013 by Scholastic. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Mills, Claudia and Katie Kath. The Nora Notebooks, Book 1: The Trouble with Ants. Published in 2015 by Random House. Added to log on June 17, 2016. 
  • Monaghan, Annabel. Double Digit: A Girl Named Digit. Published in 2014 by Houghton Mifflin. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Myracle, Lauren. Eleven: The Winnie Years. Published in 2004 by Penguin. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. One of the Third Grade Thonkers. Published in 1988 by Atheneum. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. A Spy Among the Girls. Published in 2000 by Yearling Random House. Added to log on June 17, 2016. 
  • Parnell, Robyn and Katie & Aaron DeYoe. The Mighty Quinn. Published in 2013 by Scarletta Junior Books. 
  • Perry, Michael. The Scavengers. Published in 2014 by HarperCollins. Added to log on June 20, 2016.
  • Preller, James. Bystander. Published in 2009 by Feiwel and Friends (Macmillan). Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Rocklin, Joann. One Day and One Amazing Morning on Orange Street. Published in 2011 by Amulet (Abrams). Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Scieszka, Jon and Lane Smith. Summer Reading is Killing Me! (Time Warp Trio). Published in 1998 by Viking (Penguin Putnam). Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Scieszka, Jon and Adam McCauley. See You Later, Gladiator (Time Warp Trio). Published in 2000 by Penguin. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Scillian, Devin and Doug Bowles. S is for Sunflower: A Kansas Alphabet. Published in 2004 by Sleeping Bear Press. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Simon, Coco. Alexis and the Perfect Recipe. Published in 2011 by Simon & Schuster. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Toffler-Corrie, Laura. My Totally Awkward Supernatural Crush. Published in 2013 by Roaring Brook Press. Added to log on June 20, 2016. 
  • Tripp, Valerie and Juliana Kolesva. Full Speed Ahead: My Journey with Kit. Published in 2014 by American Girl Publishing. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Vail, Rachel. Not That I Care. Published in 1998 by Penguin. Added to log on June 17, 2016.
  • Wargin, Kathy-Jo and Karen Latham. V is for Viking: A Minnesota Alphabet. Published in 2003 by Sleeping Bear Press. Added to log on June 17, 2016. 
  • Yumoto, Kazumi. The Friends. Published in 1992 by Bantam Doubleday. 

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