Illustrated by :Cbabi Bayoc
Audience:Children: Age (years) 3 - 7, Grade (US) P - 2
Dimensions:9.31in x 11.38 x 0.36 in | 0.99 lb
Page Count:32 pages
For readers of I Am Enough by Grace Byers and An ABC of Equality by Chana Ginelle Ewing, Goodnight Racism does the work of breaking down the hard topic of racism and inequality in an ACCESSIBLE AND SIMPLE way while also using language that EMPOWERS CHILDREN TO ENACT CHANGE.
For parents who are looking for books that not only START PRODUCTIVE CONVERSATIONS ABOUT RACISM AND INJUSTICE, BUT MEANINGFULLY SUSTAIN THEM.
This book is written as a GIFT AND A WISH FOR THE NEXT GENERATION, making it the perfect hopeful bedtime read.
HIGHLY ACCLAIMED AUTHOR: Kendi’s Stamped from the Beginning was a 2016 National Book Award winner for nonfiction, How to Be an Antiracist was a New York Times bestseller and named one of the Best Books of the Year by the New York Times, and Antiracist Baby was also a New York Times bestseller.
There is an ESTABLISHED MARKET for social justice-themed books for children. Goodnight Racism belongs on the same shelf as Antiracist Baby, Woke Baby, Feminist Baby, and Our Skin: A First Conversation About Race.
Illustrator Cbabi Bayoc’s BOLD AND FRESH ILLUSTRATIONS will appeal to young readers and adults alike.
PRAISE FOR GOODNIGHT RACISM by Ibram X. Kendi and Cbabi Bayoc
An Amazon Best of the Month for June 2022!
“[A] lovely goodnight prayer for children.” —San Francisco Book Review
“An inspiring read to help realize dreams for a better future for all.” —Kirkus Reviews
“In simple, affirming prose, Kendi’s call is a socially responsible send-off to sweeter dreams.” —Publisher’s Weekly
PRAISE FOR ANTIRACIST BABY
#1 New York Times bestseller
Amazon Editors’ Pick
“Smart, wise, and hopeful, a reminder that children are born without racism, and it’s up to us to keep it that way.” — Seira Wilson, Amazon Editor
“[Kendi’s] succinct, impactful prose makes for an accessible guide to anti-racism for everyone.” —School Library Journal (starred review)
“Boldly outlined, inclusive illustrations by Lukashevsky complement the text by showing a world populated by people of various skin tones, sizes, identities and orientations, religions, and abilities….[A] mindful companion for families striving together toward a more equitable future.” —Publisher’s Weekly
“Antiracism’s starting point.” —Kirkus Reviews
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