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Ibram Kendi – 6 Books to Help Kids Understand Race [NPR Interview]

In a recent NPR interview, Activist and author of Stamped From The Beginning Ibram Kendi, recommends six books to help your kids understand race.

Stamped from the BeginningStamped From The Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
Ibram X. Kendi

 
Hardcover: Bold Type Books, 2016
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LISTEN to this great NPR Interview with Ibram Kendi about the books he recommends for kids…


 
Kendi’s Reading Recommendations for Kids…
 

Dear MartinDear Martin
Nic Stone

Paperback, Ember 2018
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Dear JustyceDear Justyce
Nic Stone


Paperback: Crown Books, 2020
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Brown Girl DreamingBrown Girl Dreaming
Jacqueline Woodson


Paperback: Puffin Books, 2016
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The Poet XThe Poet X
Elizabeth Acevedo


Paperback: Quill Tree Books, 2020
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Erica SánchezI Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
Erika Sánchez


Paperback: Ember, 2019
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The Black FriendThe Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person
Frederick Joseph


Hardback: Candlewick, 2020
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Katie Selby is Associate Editor of The Englewood Review of Books. Prior to her family‘s recent transition to the Englewood Christian Church community, Katie served various churches and organizations in Nebraska, East Tennessee, India, and Ethiopia. She is an M.Div. graduate of Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan University.

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