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Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy

By Barbara Saunders, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Historical commentary and gentle invitation to be an ally.

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A useful addition to a crowded genre, this book brings an original attitude. In Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy, Emmanuel Acho, author of the New York Times bestseller Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, aims to make it easier for White kids to become good allies by understanding the history and lived experiences of their Black friends and peers. The tone is friendly and humorous while taking a firm stand against ways that systemic racism is often trivialized or played down.

Book Details

  • Author: Emmanuel Acho
  • Genre: History
  • Topics: Activism, Friendship, History
  • Book type: Non-Fiction
  • Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
  • Publication date: June 20, 2021
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 10 - 14
  • Number of pages: 312
  • Available on: Paperback, Nook, Audiobook (unabridged), Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
  • Last updated: August 2, 2021

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