Race Cars: A Children's Book About White Privilege

May 4, 2021|
Race Cars: A Children's Book About White Privilege by Jenny Devenny
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Race Cars is a children’s book about white privilege created to help parents and educators facilitate tough conversations about race, privilege, and oppression.

Written by a clinical social worker and child therapist with experience in anti-bias training and edited by a diversity expert, Race Cars tells the story of 2 best friends, a white car and a black car, that have different experiences and face different rules while entering the same race.

Filled with bright, attention-grabbing illustrations, a notes and activities section at the back helps parents, guardians, and teachers further discuss these issues with children.

Why is this book important? As early as 6 months old, a baby’s brain can notice race-based differences; children ages 2 to 4 can internalize racial bias and start assigning meaning to race; and 5- to 8-year-olds begin to place value judgments on similarities and differences. By age 12, children have a complete set of stereotypes about every racial, ethnic, and religious group in society. Our guidance is especially crucial during this impressionable time.

Race Cars offers a simple, yet powerful, way to introduce these complicated themes to our children and is a valuable addition to classroom and home libraries.
Jenny Devenny, LCSW is a psychotherapist, author, illustrator and native New Yorker currently living in Los Angeles with her husband and son. She is dedicated to providing anti-racist psychotherapy to children, adolescents and families and has experience facilitating groups and workshops on racism and white privilege. Jenny is passiona...
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Title:Race Cars: A Children's Book About White Privilege
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:40 pages, 11.3 X 8.85 X 0.7 in
Shipping dimensions:40 pages, 11.3 X 8.85 X 0.7 in
Published:May 4, 2021
Publisher:Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:6
ISBN - 13:9780711262904

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