I don't think there's a one-size-fits-all book list, but below are some ideas of books I might recommend to students and colleagues.

(This list is in-progress as of June 9th.)

for colleagues:

The Dreamkeepers by Gloria Ladson-Billings

The Challenge to Care in Schools by Nel Noddings

Teaching Community by bell hooks

Teaching Children to Care by Ruth Sidney-Charney

The Courage to Teach by Parker Palmer

Learning to Love You More by Harrel Fletcher and Miranda July

Syllabus by Lynda Barry

for middle school:

Just Juice by Karen Hesse

Where the Streets had a Name by Randa Abel-Fattah

The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich

Anything but Typical by Nora Raleigh Baskin

A Pocketful of Poems by Nikki Grimes

Freak by Marcella Pixley

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Drawing from Memory by Allen Say

for high school:

Money Hungry by Sharon G. Flake

River Town by Peter Hessler

All These Things I’ve Done by Gabrielle Zevin

Tales from Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan

A Girl Called Problem by Katie Quirk

House of the Spirits  by Isabel Allende

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

A Time of Miracles by Anne-Laure Bondoux

American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

Angry Young Man by Chris Lynch

The House of Tomorrow by Peter Bognanni

Octavia's Brood by Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown

How it Went Down by Kekla Magoon

Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo by Ntozake Shange

Many thanks to the Cooperative Children's Book Center at UW-Madison for being an excellent resource!