The Other Talk: Reckoning with Our White Privilege

Category: Book
By (author): Kiely, Brendan
Subject:  YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / General
  YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American
  YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Social Topics / Prejudice & Racism
Audience: young adult
Publisher: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Published: September 2021
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 8.25in x 5.50in x 0.90in
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From The Publisher*Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Brendan Kiely starts a conversation with white kids about race in this accessible introduction to white privilege and why allyship is so vital.

Talking about racism can be hard, but...

Most kids of color grow up talking about racism. They have "The Talk" with their families-the honest talk about survival in a racist world.

But white kids don't. They're barely spoken to about race at all-and that needs to change. Because not talking about racism doesn't make it go away. Not talking about white privilege doesn't mean it doesn't exist.

The Other Talk begins this much-needed conversation for white kids. In an instantly relatable and deeply honest account of his own life, Brendan Kiely offers young readers a way to understand one's own white privilege and why allyship is so vital, so that we can all start doing our part-today.
Biographical NoteBrendan Kiely is the New York Times bestselling author of All American Boys (with Jason Reynolds), TraditionThe Last True Love Story, and The Gospel of Winter. His most recent book is The Other Talk: Reckoning with Our White Privilege. His work has been published in over a dozen languages, and has received the Coretta Scott King Author Honor Award, the Walter Dean Meyers Award, and ALA's Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults. A former high school teacher, he is now on the faculty of the Solstice MFA Program. He watches too much basketball and reads too many books at the same time, but most importantly, he lives for and loves his wife and son.