THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
This chapter book edition of the groundbreaking #1 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 award-winning, bestselling 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.
Ibram X. Kendi's research, Jason Reynolds's and Sonja Cherry-Paul's writing, and Rachelle Baker's art come together in this vital read, enhanced with a glossary, timeline, and more.
About the AuthorDr. Ibram X. Kendi
Jason Reynolds is the #1 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 two-time 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.
is a #1 New York Times
bestselling author, the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities, and the Founding Director of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research. He is an Ideas Columnist at The Atlantic
, and a correspondent with CBS News. He is the author of many books including Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction, and three #1 New York Times
bestsellers: How to Be an Antiracist; Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You,
co-authored with Jason Reynolds; and Antiracist Baby
, illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky. Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul
is an educator, author, and the co-founder of the Institute for Racial Equity in Literacy. She is the Director of Diversity and Equity at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University. As a former middle school English teacher, Sonja developed curriculum that centered the work of racial literacy in K-12 schools. She leads presentations at educational conferences and works with educators around the world providing professional development on antiracist reading and writing instruction. Rachelle Baker
is a multi-disciplinary artist from Detroit, Michigan. She is the artist behind many the covers of New York Times
and Indie bestsellers including Grown
as well as the illustrator of Shirley Chisolm is a Verb
by Veronica Chambers (Dial/PRH) and Making Our Way Home: The Great Migration and the Black American Dream
by Blair Imani (Ten Speed Press/PRH). Her work has been featured in the New York Times, New York Magazine
, Netflix, and Entertainment Weekly
, among others.