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Children's Nonfiction Emotions & Feelings

Racism

Deal with it before it gets under your skin

by (author) Anne Marie Aikins

illustrated by Steven Murray

Publisher
James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Initial publish date
May 2010
Category
Emotions & Feelings, Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781552774953
    Publish Date
    May 2010
    List Price
    $24.95
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781550288445
    Publish Date
    Nov 2004
    List Price
    $12.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 9 to 18
  • Grade: 4 to 6
  • Reading age: 9 to 11

Description

A brand new series to help adolescents cope with conflicts in everyday life and promote peaceful homes, schools, and communities.

Few people would identify themselves as racist and yet we all hold attitudes and beliefs about cultures that are different from our own which affect the way we behave towards others

.Using realistic examples and sensitive language, Racism: Deal with it before it gets under your skin examines the sources of racial and cultural conflicts and the many forms -- both obvious and subtle -- that prejudice can take.

Whether they have experienced racial conflict as a member of a dominant or a minority group, this important book will help young people recognize and overcome barriers to peace, understanding, and acceptance.

 

About the authors

ANNE MARIE AIKINS has written extensively about social justice issues for a variety of publications for both children and adults. She lives in Toronto.

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STEVEN MURRAY is an award-winning, Toronto-based illustrator and a graduate of Sheridan College's prestigious Interpretive Illustration program. His unique blend of humour and art has been consistently on display in publications such as The Globe and Mail, National Post, and The Toronto Star.

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Editorial Reviews

"Helpful, without being preachy, the Deal With It series is very timely." Recommended.

 

CM: Canadian Review of Materials

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