Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness

Book review by Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media
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age 8+

Kid learns the dangers of white privilege in powerful story.

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age 16+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 18+

No child should be exposed to the racist ideas from this book

This book is racist and I can’t understand how CSMedia could entertain this book appropriate for any age. Whiteness was always a bad idea? Signing a contract with satan?

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age 18+

Bad idea

Mental abuse on a child is never a good thing. To punish a child for their skin color is subhuman. The author's hate shines through. This book should be banned. I’m voicing my opinion to others.

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