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Stamped (for Kids) - by Jason Reynolds & Ibram X Kendi

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This chapter book edition of the #1 New York Times 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 groundbreaking bestseller 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.



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Praise for Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: #1 New York Times bestseller
#1 IndieBound bestseller
USAToday bestseller

Wall Street Journal bestseller2020 Kirkus Prize finalist
A TIME Magazine Ten Best Children's and YA Books of the Year?
A Parents Magazine best book of the year
A Washington Post Best Children's Book of the Year
A Publishers Weekly best book of the year

An SLJ best book of the year "An amazingly timely and stunningly accessible manifesto for young people....At times funny, at times somber but always packed with relevant information that is at once thoughtful and spot-on, Stamped is the book I wish I had as a young person and am so grateful my own children have now."--Jacqueline Woodson, bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming

* An epic feat... More than merely a young reader's adaptation of Kendi's landmark work, Stamped does a remarkable job of tying together disparate threads while briskly moving through its historical narrative.--Bookpage, starred review

* Eye-opening...this engaging overview offers readers lots to think about and should spark important conversations about this timely topic.--School Library Connection, starred review

* Readers who want to truly understand how deeply embedded racism is in the very fabric of the U.S., its history, and its systems will come away educated and enlightened. Worthy of inclusion in every home and in curricula and libraries everywhere. Impressive and much needed.--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* Required reading for everyone, especially those invested in the future of young people in America.--Booklist, starred review

* Reynolds (Look Both Ways) lends his signature flair to remixing Kendi's award-winning Stamped from the Beginning...Told impressively economically, loaded with historical details that connect clearly to current experiences, and bolstered with suggested reading and listening selected specifically for young readers, Kendi and Reynolds's volume is essential, meaningfully accessible reading.--Publishers Weekly, starred review

* Reynolds and Kendi eloquently challenge the common narrative attached to U.S. history. This adaptation, like the 2016 adult title, will undoubtedly leave a lasting impact. Highly recommended for libraries serving middle and high school students.--School Library Journal, starred review

the must-read book of the moment...potent and provocative--San Francisco Chronicle

If knowledge is power, this book will make you more powerful than you've ever been before.--Ibi Zoboi, author of the National Book Award finalist American Street

Jason Reynolds has the amazing ability to make words jump off the page. Told with passion, precision, and even humor, Stamped is a true story-a living story-that everyone needs to know.--Steve Sheinkin, New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of Bomb and Born to Fly

Reading this compelling not-a-history book is like finding a field guide to American racism, allowing you to quickly identify racist ideas when you encounter them in the wild.--Dashka Slater, author of The 57 Bus

Reynolds's engaging, clear prose shines a light on difficult and confusing subjects....This is no easy feat.--The New York Times Book Review

Sheer brilliance....An empowering, transformative read. Bravo.--Jewell Parker Rhodes, New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Boys

Teens are often searching for their place in the world, in Stamped, Reynolds gives context to where we are, how we got here, and reminds young people-and all of us-that we have a choice to make about who we want to be. This unapologetic telling of the history of racism in our nation is refreshingly simple and deeply profound. This is the history book I needed as a teen.--Renée Watson, New York Timesbestselling and Newbery Honor-winning author of Piecing Me Together

"The R-word: Racism. Some tuck tail and run from it. Others say it's no longer a thing. But Dr. Kendi breaks it down, and Jason Reynolds makes it easy to understand. Mark my words: This book will change everything."--Nic Stone, #1 bestselling author of Dear Martin

"Thorough and educational...fresh and conversational..."--TIME Magazine



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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.

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi 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 and Furia, 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.

Dimensions (Overall): 7.6 Inches (H) x .9 Inches (W) x 5.3 Inches (D)
Weight: 1 Pounds
Suggested Age: 9-12 Years
Number of Pages: 160
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: People & Places
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover
Author: Jason Reynolds & Ibram X Kendi
Book theme: United States, African American
Language: English
Street Date: May 11, 2021
TCIN: 82140969
UPC: 9780316167581
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-2257
Origin: Made in the USA
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
66% would recommend
3 recommendations

Love this book!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
EmilyMom - 2 years ago
An important read for kids AND parents of every race.
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Terrible

1 out of 5 stars
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Jen - 3 years ago
This book has taught my kid to hate himself because he’s white. Awful reading.
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Great Book

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
DrMood - 3 years ago
Excellent book about a more accurate and complete history of racism in America
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