Not My Idea

Not My Idea

A Book About Whiteness

Book - 2018
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A white child sees a TV news report of a white police officer shooting and killing a black man. "In our family, we don't see color," his mother says, but he sees the colors plain enough. An afternoon in the library's history stacks uncover the truth of white supremacy in America. Racism was not his idea and he refuses to defend it.
"A necessary children's book about whiteness, white supremacy, and resistance. Important, accessible, needed." -- Kirkus Review.
Publisher: New York : Dottir Press, [2018]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781948340007
Call Number: 305.8009 HIGGINBOTHAM
Kids Nonfiction ALL ABOUT ME
Characteristics: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Subjects: Whites -- Race identity -- Juvenile literature.
Race relations -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Racism -- Juvenile literature.
Social justice -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
White supremacy movements -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Prejudices -- Juvenile literature.
Police shootings -- Juvenile literature.
Picture books.


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