Anastasia Higginbotham presents Not My Idea: A Book about Whiteness

Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness is a a picture book that invites white children and parents to become curious about racism, accept that it's real, and cultivate justice.

"Quite frankly, the first book I've seen that provides an honest explanation for kids about the state of race in America today." --Elizabeth Bird, librarian

"A much-needed title that provides a strong foundation for critical discussions of white people and racism, particularly for young audiences. Recommended for all collections." --SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (*Starred Review)

"A necessary children's book about whiteness, white supremacy, and resistance... Important, accessible, needed."-- KIRKUS REVIEWS

"A timely story that addresses racism, civic responsibility, and the concept of whiteness." -- FOREWORD REVIEWS

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Event date: 
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe
Not My Idea: A Book about Whiteness (Ordinary Terrible Things) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781948340007
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dottir Press - September 4th, 2018