On The Playground: Our First Talk About Prejudice

ISBN-10: 1459833414
ISBN-13: 9781459833418
Author: Roberts, Jillian
Illustrated by: Heinrichs, Jane
Interest Level: 1-3
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

Publication Date: September 2021

Copyright: 2021

Page Count: 32


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Interest Level

Grades 1-3

Reading Level

Guided Reading: P

Booksource Subjects

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Prejudice & Racism

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Bullying

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Values & Virtues

Description
On the Playground: Our First Talk About Prejudice focuses on introducing children to the complex topic of prejudice. Crafted around a narrative between a grade-school-aged child and an adult, this inquiry-focused book will help children shape their understanding of diversity so they are better prepared to understand, and question, prejudice witnessed around them in their day-to-day lives and in the media. Dr. Jillian Roberts discusses types of discrimination children notice, what prejudice means, why it's not okay, how to stand up against it and how kids can spread a message of inclusion and acceptance in the world around them. The World Around Us series introduces children to complex cultural, social and environmental issues that they may encounter outside their homes, in an accessible way. Sidebars offer further reading for older children or care providers who have bigger questions. For younger children just starting to make these observations, the simple question-and-answer format of the main text will provide a foundation of knowledge on the subject matter.