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This book is anti-racist / by Tiffany Jewell ; illustrated by Aurélia Durand.

Jewell, Tiffany, (author.). Durand, Aurélia, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Emmaus Public Library.
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative. (Show)

Current holds

1 current hold with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Emmaus Public Library YA 305.8 JEWE (Text) 36446002030537 New Young Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780711245211 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 0711245215 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9780711245204
  • ISBN: 0711245207
  • Physical Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"20 lessons on how to wake up, take action, and do the work" -- cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 158-159).
Formatted Contents Note:
Waking up: understanding and growing into my identities. Who am I? ; What are my social identities? ; What is race? What is ethnicity? ; What is racism? (personal) ; What is racism (institutional) -- Opening the window: making sense of the world. Prejudice is personal ; The history we carry ; Knowing our history ; We are our history -- Choosing my path: taking action and responding to racism. Disrupt! ; Take action! ; Interrupt! ; Solidarity ; Calling in and calling out -- Holding the door open: working in solidarity against racism. Spending that privilege ; Allyship ; Building relationships ; Love yourself ; How we grow ; Our freedom.
Summary, etc.:
"Learn about identities, true histories, and anti-racism work ... This book is written so young people will feel empowered to stand up to the adults in their lives. This book will give them the language and ability to understand racism and a drive to undo it"-- Cover.
This book is written for the young person who doesn't know how to speak up to the racist adults in their life. For the 14 year old who sees injustice at school and isn't able to understand the role racism plays in separating them from their friends. For the kid who spends years trying to fit into the dominant culture and loses themselves for a little while. It's for all of the Black and Brown children who have been harmed (physically and emotionally) because no one stood up for them or they couldn't stand up for themselves; because the colour of their skin, the texture of their hair, their names made white folx feel scared and threatened. It is written so children and young adults will feel empowered to stand up to the adults who continue to close doors in their faces. This book will give them the language and ability to understand racism and a drive to undo it. In short, it is for everyone.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 6.8 3.0.
Subject: Anti-racism > United States > Juvenile literature.
Racism > Juvenile literature.
United States > Race relations > Juvenile literature.
Intersectionality (Sociology) > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Young adult nonfiction.
Instructional and educational works.
Self-help publications.
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