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Kids’ Story Time with Anastasia Higginbotham
December 8, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us at Northshire for a special kids’ story time event with Anastasia Higginbotham presenting her new book Not My Idea: A Book about Whiteness. In this important new children’s book, a white child sees a TV news report of a white police officer shooting and killing a black man. An afternoon in the library’s history stacks uncover the truth of white supremacy in America. Racism was not his idea, and he refuses to defend it.
Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness is a a picture book that invites white children and parents to become curious about racism, accept that it’s real, and cultivate justice. The latest in the Ordinary Terrible Things series, a white child sees TV coverage of a police shooting—and has some questions.