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White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

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In this groundbreaking and timely book, antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility. Referring to the defensive moves taht white people make when challenged racially, white fragility is characterized by emotions such as anger, fear, and guilt, and by behaviors including argumentation and silence. These behaviors, in turn, function to reinstate white racial equilibrium and prevent any meaningful cross-racial dialogue.

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

The Diary of Anne Frank

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Following the Nazi invasion of Amsterdam, 13-year-old Anne and her family go into hiding in the confines of an attic. Anne's remarkable account of their lives, their growing fear of discovery, their deplorable living conditions and even the blooming of her first love, are intimately depicted in this extraordinary portrait of humanity. Nominated for eight 1959 Oscars and winning three, The Diary of Anne Frank remains one of cinema's most astounding and enduring treasures.

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Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass

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Two friends, Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, get together for tea and conversation. They recount their similar stories fighting to win rights for women and African Americans.

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Friendshape

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The bestselling creators of EXCLAMATION MARK! introduce a triangle, circle, square, and rectangle who celebrate the gift of friendship.

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Getting to Know Jon Scieszka

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A light-hearted romp with beloved, award-winning author and the first National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. Get to know him as he discusses his life and inspirations.

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Just a Few Words, Mr. Lincoln: The Story of the Gettysburg Address

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Abraham Lincoln was a busy man. He had to run the country, wint the war and look after his family.

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Robot Zot!

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This is the tale of a quixotic robot determined to conquer the earth. But once he discovers the princess...a toy cell phone...his mission takes a new course.

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School's First Day of School

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It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself. What will teh children do once they come?

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They All Saw a Cat

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The cat walked through the world, with its wiskers, ears, and paws...In this glorious celebration of observation, curiosity, and imagination, we see the many lives of one cat, and how perspective s

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George Washington's Mother

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This is the true story of Mary Washington. When she wasn't worring about being poor, she was poking her nose in George's business, baking gingerbread, and smoking a pipe.

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