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The other talk : a reckoning with our white privilege / Brendan Kiely ; illustrated by Sean Williams.

Available copies

  • 6 of 7 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Willimantic Public Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Willimantic Public Library YA 305.8 KIE (Text to phone) 34036127058018 Young Adult New Material Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1534494049 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781534494046 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9781534494046
  • ISBN: 1534494049
  • ISBN: 9781534494053
  • ISBN: 1534494057
  • Physical Description: 272 p.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atheneum, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division, [2021].

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book."
Summary, etc.:
"All too many kids of color get "the talk." The talk about where to keep their hands, how to wear their clothes, how to speak, how to act around police-an honest talk, a talk about survival in a racist world. The get "the talk" because they must. But white kids don't get this talk. Instead, they're barely spoken to about race at all-and that needs to change. The Other Talk begins this much-needed conversation for white kids. In an accessible, anecdotal, and honest account from his own life, Brendan Kiely introduces young readers to white privilege, unconscious bias, and allyship-because racism isn't just an issue for people of color, it's an issue white people have to deal with, too, and it's time we all start doing our part"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12 up. Atheneum.
Subject: Kiely, Brendan, 1977- > Juvenile literature.
Whites > Race identity > United States > Juvenile literature.
Racism > United States > Juvenile literature.
Whites > United States > Social conditions > Juvenile literature.
Blacks > Race identity > United States > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Social conditions > Juvenile literature.
Social justice > United States > Juvenile literature.

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