Not My Idea
by Anastasia Higginbotham
Air Date/Time November 6, 5:30 pm (Central)
1st ed., 64 pages, Age Range: 8-12 years, Grade Level: 3-7, Lexile Measure: 540, hardcover, Dottir Press
Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness is a a picture book that invites white children and parents to become curious about racism, accept that it’s real, and cultivate justice.
“Quite frankly, the first book I’ve seen that provides an honest explanation for kids about the state of race in America today.” ―Elizabeth Bird, librarian
“A much-needed title that provides a strong foundation for critical discussions of white people and racism, particularly for young audiences. Recommended for all collections.” ―SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (*Starred Review)
“A necessary children’s book about whiteness, white supremacy, and resistance… Important, accessible, needed.”―KIRKUS REVIEWS