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Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning

Jason Reynolds Ibram Kendi

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Little, Brown Young Readers
03 March 2020
Children's & Educational; History & the past: general interest (Children's&YA); Personal & social issues: racism & multiculturalism (Children's&YA)
In this important and compelling young readers adaptation of his National Book Award-winning title, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, writing with award-winning author Jason Reynolds, chronicles the story of anti-black, racist ideas over the course of American history.

Racist ideas in our country did not arise from ignorance or hatred. Instead, they were developed by some of the most brilliant minds in history to justify and rationalise the nation's deeply entrenched discriminatory policies. But while racist ideas have always been easy to fabricate and distribute, they can also be discredited. In shedding light on the history of racist ideas in America, this adaptation offers young readers the tools they need to combat these ideas - and, in the process, gives society a reason to hope.

Through a gripping and fast-paced narrative that speaks to young readers on their level, this book shines a light on the many insidious forms of racist ideas - and on ways anti-racists can be empowered to combat racism in their daily lives.
By:   Jason Reynolds, Ibram Kendi
Imprint:   Little, Brown Young Readers
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 212mm,  Width: 144mm,  Spine: 30mm
Weight:   420g
ISBN:   9780316453691
ISBN 10:   0316453692
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   03 March 2020
Recommended Age:   From 12 years
Audience:   Young adult ,  Children/juvenile ,  Preschool (0-5) ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Jason Reynolds is the New York Times bestselling author of many books, including When I Was the Greatest, Boy in the Black Suit, All American Boys (cowritten with Brendan Kiely), As Brave as You, For Every One, the Track series (Ghost, Patina, Sunny, and Lu), Long Way Down, and Look Both Ways. He is a National Book Award finalist; the recipient of a Newbery Honor, a Printz Honor, and multiple Coretta Scott King Honors; and the winner of a Kirkus Prize, two Walter Dean Myers Awards, and an NAACP Image Award, among other honors. He lives in Washington, D.C and invites you to visit him online at JasonWritesBooks.com. Ibram X. Kendi is the New York Times bestselling author of Stamped from the Beginning, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction, The Black Campus Movement, which won the W.E.B. Du Bois Book Prize, and How to be an Antiracist. He is a professor of history and international relations and the founding director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University. One of America's leading antiracist voices and a frequent public speaker, Dr. Kendi is also a columnist at The Atlantic. He lives with his family in Washington, D.C. He invites you to visit him online at IbramXKendi.com.

Reviews for Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning

* Eye-opening...this engaging overview offers readers lots to think about and should spark important conversations about this timely topic. --School Library Connection, starred review * Required reading for everyone, especially those invested in the future of young people in America. --Booklist, starred review Reading this compelling not-a-history book is like finding a field guide to American racism, allowing you to quickly identify racist ideas when you encounter them in the wild. --Dashka Slater, author of The 57 Bus The R-word: Racism. Some tuck tail and run from it. Others say it's no longer a thing. But Dr. Kendi breaks it down, and Jason Reynolds makes it easy to understand. Mark my words: This book will change everything. --Nic Stone, bestselling author of Dear Martin Jason Reynolds has the amazing ability to make words jump off the page. Told with passion, precision, and even humor, Stamped is a true story-a living story-that everyone needs to know. --Steve Sheinkin, New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of Bomb and Born to Fly Sheer brilliance....An empowering, transformative read. Bravo. --Jewell Parker Rhodes, New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Boys * Reynolds and Kendi eloquently challenge the common narrative attached to U.S. history. This adaptation, like the 2016 adult title, will undoubtedly leave a lasting impact. Highly recommended for libraries serving middle and high school students. --School Library Journal, starred review * Readers who want to truly understand how deeply embedded racism is in the very fabric of the U.S., its history, and its systems will come away educated and enlightened. Worthy of inclusion in every home and in curricula and libraries everywhere. Impressive and much needed. --Kirkus Reviews, starred review If knowledge is power, this book will make you more powerful than you've ever been before. --Ibi Zoboi, author of the National Book Award finalist American Street Teens are often searching for their place in the world, in Stamped, Reynolds gives context to where we are, how we got here, and reminds young people-and all of us-that we have a choice to make about who we want to be. This unapologetic telling of the history of racism in our nation is refreshingly simple and deeply profound. This is the history book I needed as a teen. --Renee Watson, New York Timesbestselling and Newbery Honor-winning author of Piecing Me Together Praise for Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: An amazingly timely and stunningly accessible manifesto for young people....At times funny, at times somber but always packed with relevant information that is at once thoughtful and spot-on, Stamped is the book I wish I had as a young person and am so grateful my own children have now. --Jacqueline Woodson, bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming


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