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40 Ways to Raise a Nonracist Child

Authors: French, Mary Ann & Mathias, Barbara
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
BISAC/Subject: FAM034000, LAN004000, FAM033000
ISBN: 9780062015310, Related ISBNs: 0062015311, 9780062015310, 9780062733221
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 180,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: 30 years after the civil rights movement, America is still imbued with the spirit of racism. Despite the best intentions of a generation, children today are still learning the dangerous lessons of prejudice, hate and bigotry. Ultimately, the only way to rid our society of the evil of racism is to teach our children, while they're still impressionable, that color is not an indication of a person's worth. Unfortunately, many parents are at a loss as to how to do this effectively. 40 Ways to Raise a Nonracist Child is the perfect aid for these parents. Divided into five age-related sections, ranging from preschool age to the teenage years, it provides helpful and practical ways parents can teach these important lessons, and contains specific advice addressing the unique concerns of both white parents and parents of color. With topics ranging from how to select toys for toddlers to how to talk with teenagers about what they see on the evening news, 40 Ways to Raise a Nonracist Child is a book all concerned parents will want to have on their shelves.
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