Stamped (For Kids) Racism, Antiracism, and You By Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi
The #1 New York Times bestseller!
This chapter book edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller by luminaries Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds is an essential introduction to the history of racism and antiracism in America. RACE. Uh-oh. The R-word.
But actually talking about race is one of the most important things to learn how to do. Adapted from the groundbreaking bestseller Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, this book takes readers on a journey from present to past and back again. Kids will discover where racist ideas came from, identify how they impact America today, and meet those who have fought racism with antiracism. Along the way, they’ll learn how to identify and stamp out racist thoughts in their own lives.
Jason Reynolds is the author of When I Was the Greatest, for which he won the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent. His debut middle grade book, As Brave As You, was awarded the 2016 Kirkus Prize for young readers'. His other works include Boy in the Black Suit, and All American Boys.
Ibram Xolani Kendi was born in New York City in 1982. He received undergraduate degrees in journalism and African American studies from Florida A&M University in 2004. He worked as a journalist before receiving a doctoral degree in African American studies from Temple University in 2010. He is currently an assistant professor of African American history at the University of Florida. He has published fourteen essays in books and academic journals including The Journal of African American History, Journal of Social History, Journal of Black Studies, Journal of African American Studies, and The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture. His first book, The Black Campus Movement: Black Students and the Racial Reconstitution of Higher Education, 1965-1972, was written under the pen name Ibram H. Rogers. His second book, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 2016.