This New Book Challenges Race and Racism

This New Book Challenges Race and Racism

There is a new book that talks about the construct of race, titled Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You. The novel, published March 10, was written by Ibram X. Kendi, a historian and professor at American University. His new book is actually a new take on another that he had written before. Stamped From The Beginning is a much longer, more  academic book that serves as the parent of his newly released title.   image via goodreads   Kendi’s new book discusses race in a way that makes it understandable and enjoyable for young readers today.  In a news podcast by …

National Book Award Finalists For Young People’s Literature

National Book Award Finalists For Young People’s Literature

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The National Book Foundation has unveiled the finalists for the National Book Awards. Listing five books each in five categories, they’ve given us some recognizable names, but it’s going to be an interesting year considering that none of the authors have taken home a National Book Award in these categories before. For this article, we’re going to show you what made it into the ‘Young People’s Literature’ category.     Pet by Akwaeke Emezi   Image Via Amazon   This book follows Jam and her best friend, Redemption, as they learn that monsters exist and suddenly meet Pat, a creature …