Written by Deanna Singh, a highly respected thought leader and diversity and inclusion expert, American Girl’s new advice book, A Smart Girl’s Guide: Race & Inclusion, equips young people with tools and techniques to gain racial fluency, normalize the conversation around race, question biases, and take positive action individually, as well as collectively. Tips, quizzes, questions, and challenges provide practical ways for readers to learn and implement the concepts right away.
“This book is very timely and educational for pre-teen and teenage girls (and I believe boys would be able to learn a lot from this book as well).”
“This book does a great job of talking about a difficult topic. Race, racism and anti-racism are discussed in detail, such as defining it and talking about the history. There are sections discussing topics such as white privilege and systemic racism. There is information that helps the leader learn about their own feelings, bias, discrimination etc.”
“This book is written in a straight forward, honest manner and teaches the young reader a lot about the history of racism and how to take action against it and to continue working on oneself in this area.”
“There is great advice and tips for the reader to learn what to say and what not to say.”
“The book brings a great deal of awareness about race and racism to the reader.”
“This book is a must read for every pre-teen and teenager.”