Not Talking about You
Kevin heronJones has written this book to reflect his and other young Black people’s experiences with racism in school.
He sees an urgent need to talk about how young people exhibit racist behavior, to portray it honestly, and to explore how young people can confront it and speak out.
978-1-4594-1708-3On pre-order until 01/01/2023
978-1-4594-1707-6On pre-order until 01/01/2023
|Interest Level||Grade 9 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Genre||High/Low, Young Adult|
|Category||Diverse Books: #OwnVoices, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diverse Books: Social Class, Diversity|
|Publisher||James Lorimer and Company Ltd., Publishers|
|Imprint||Lorimer Children & Teens|
|Number of Pages||128|
The straightforward language and conversational tone make it a good choice for reluctant readers. An accessible work, ideal for starting discussions on navigating racial bias and stereotyping."—Kirkus Reviews
Author: Kevin heronJones
Kevin heronJones is a youth basketball coach, journalist, actor, lecturer, and award-winning performance poet. His poetry book titles include Vision, I AM a Child of the SUN, and Telephone Love. He lives in Milton, Ontario.