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Nayani, Farzana

Summary: Nayani gives caregivers the tools for exploring race with their children. She offers practical guidance on how to initiate conversations; consciously foster racial identity development; discuss issues like microaggressions, intersectionality, and privilege; and intentionally cultivate a sense of belonging. In providing an overview of key issues and current topics relevant to raising multiracial...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Atlantic Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 649 NAY

Joseph, Frederick

Summary: Frederick Joseph call up race-related anecdotes from his past, explaining why they were hurtful and how he might handle things now. Each chapter features the voice of at least one artist or activist, including Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give; April Reign, creator of #OscarsSoWhite; Jemele Hill, sports journalist and podcast host; and eleven others. Touching on everything from cultural...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 JOS

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 323 JOS

McAneney, Caitie

Summary: "In a time of increasing political and social tensions, students are sure to find themselves in complicated ethical situations. What happens if someone they know and love is racist? This book introduces readers to the concepts of prejudice and racism and gives them guidance on how to deal with these concepts in daily life. Readers will learn how to show their support for equality by celebrating...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 MCA

Lander, Christian.

Summary: From the Publisher: They love nothing better than sipping free-trade gourmet coffee, leafing through the Sunday New York Times, and listening to David Sedaris on NPR (ideally all at the same time). Apple products, indie music, food co-ops, and vintage T-shirts make them weak in the knees. They believe they're unique, yet somehow they're all exactly the same, talking about how they "get" Sarah...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Trade Paperbacks 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 817 LAN

Fleming, Crystal Marie

Summary: Half-truths and misconceptions have thoroughly corrupted the way race is represented in the classroom, pop culture, media, and politics. Our nation was founded on genocide, settler colonialism, and slavery-- and today white supremacy and racial injustice are more visible than ever before. Fleming draws upon critical race theory, as well as her own experiences as a queer black millennial college...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 FLE

Chung, Nicole

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "What does it mean to lose your roots--within your culture, within your family--and what happens when you find them? Nicole Chung was born severely premature, placed for adoption by her Korean parents, and raised by a white family in a sheltered Oregon town. From childhood, she heard the story of her adoption as a comforting, prepackaged myth. She believed that her biological parents had made...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHU

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHUNG, NICOLE CHU

Bonner, Chantel

Summary: "A rhyming, read-aloud book with warm illustrations conveys a comforting, faith-filled message from a Black father and mother to their children who see visual representations of their faith, but question what it means when they don't see their skin color, their physical features, or their gender portrayed. "What about the angels, will they stop and stare, when they see that I may not have their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ensign Peak 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BON

Lester, Julius.

Summary: The author introduces the concept of race as only one component in an individual's or nation's "story."

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 LES

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 LES

Fleming, Crystal Marie

Summary: This unique and irreverent take on what₂s wrong with the national conversation about race shares concrete steps for detecting and dismantling racial oppression.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

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Asika, Uju

Summary: "Bringing Up Race is an important book, for all families, whatever their race or ethnicity. It's for everyone who wants to instill a sense of open-minded inclusivity in their kids, and those who want to discuss difference instead of shying away from toughquestions. Uju Asika draws on often shocking personal stories of prejudice along with opinions of experts, influencers, and fellow parents to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.4 ASI

Helsel, Carolyn B.

Summary: How do we raise the next generation to respect and learn from people who look or believe differently than they do? From two educators who are also moms comes a guide to help parents and other teachers navigate conversations about all kinds of diversity. This practical resource includes activities to build compassion and empathy among differing religions, classes, races, genders, abilities,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chalice Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 HEL

Sharfstein, Daniel J.

Summary: One of the nation's most accomplished historians unravels the stories of three extraordinary families from different eras in American history to represent the complexity of race in America, and to force readers to rethink assumptions about race, racism, and civil rights.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 SHA

Roberts, Blain.

Contents: Introduction -- Making up white Southern womanhood : the democratization of the Southern lady -- Shop talk : ritual and space in the Southern black beauty parlor -- Homegrown royalty : white beauty contests in the rural South -- Thrones of their own : body and beauty contests among Southern black women -- Bodies politic : beauty and racial crisis in the civil rights era -- Conclusion.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Univ of North Carolina Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 ROB

Tatum, Beverly Daniel

Summary: "The classic, bestselling book on the psychology of racism-now fully revised and updated Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see Black, White, and Latino youth clustered in their own groups. Is this self-segregation a problem to address or a coping strategy? Beverly Daniel Tatum, a renowned authority on the psychology of racism, argues that straight talk about our racial...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 TAT

Hughley, D. L. (Darryl L.)

Summary: For more than four hundred years, white America has been safely a majority and has used that power to f*ck with blacks, Hispanics, Asians, and Native Americans. Now, however, the demographic tide has turned-and a reckoning is coming. On the eve of America becoming a majority-minority nation, D. L. Hughley offers his terms for reparations and reconciliation in this edgy book infused with his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2020

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 305.89 HUG

Kendi, Ibram X.

Summary: "The tragedies and reckonings around racism that have rocked the country have created a specific crisis for parents and other caregivers: how do we talk to our children about it? How do we guide our children to avoid repeating our racist history? While wework to dismantle racist behaviors in ourselves and the world around us, how do we raise our children to be antiracists? After he wrote the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Blanchard, Sara

Summary: "What do you do when you're at a dinner party and someone tells a racist joke? Do you nod so as not to 'ruin the vibe'? What if you overhear a microaggression at work? Do you realize much later what you wish you had said? Going deeper, do you know why that joke, or that comment, is offenseive? If any of these questions resonate with you--or have at any time in your life--then this book is for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Collective Book Studio 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 DEA

Contents: Racial time, racial marks, racial metaphors / Coco Fusco -- Theoretical status of the concept of race / Howard Winant -- I. LOOKING UP/LOOKING DOWN -- Traffic in photographs / Allan Sekula -- Shadow and the substance: race, photography and the index / Nicholas Mirzoeff -- Looking for empire in the U.S. colonial archive / Javier Morillo-Alicea -- II. ASSIMILATE/IMPERSONATE -- Black bodies, white...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: International Center of Photography/Harry N. Abrams 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 779.2 ONL

Lewis, Sinclair

Summary: Neil Kingsblood, an average middle-American banker, finds that he has African-American blood, a discovery which takes him to two Americas, one black and one white.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEW

Milord, Susan.

Summary: Presents a variety of games and other activities to promote awareness of different cultures around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Williamson Pub. 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306 MIL

Nhin, Mary

Summary: Through a child's eyes, the world may seem chaotic with coronavirus (COVID19), masks, and social distancing. Masked Ninja explains what's going on in our current pandemic and shows us actionable steps we can take to prevent the spread of viruses and racism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grow Grit Press, LLC 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Nhi

Gordon, Lewis R. (Lewis Ricardo)

Summary: "In this original and penetrating work, Lewis R. Gordon, one of the leading scholars of Black existentialism and anti-Blackness, takes the reader on a journey through the historical development of racialized Blackness, the problems this kind of consciousness produces, and the many creative responses from Black and non-Black communities in contemporary struggles for dignity and freedom"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2022

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 GOR

Harrison, Valerie I.

Summary: "This book orients parents and communities of black children, including white adoptive parents, to the particular challenges and inequalities race brings to childhood. The authors present research, insight, and their own experience to guide parents to challenges related to education, health, safety, self-esteem, and community building"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Temple University Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.145 HAR

Carroll, Rebecca

Summary: "A stirring and powerful memoir from black cultural critic Rebecca Carroll recounting her struggle to overcome a completely white childhood in order to forge her identity as a black woman in America"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CARROLL, REBECCA CAR

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