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FAMILY STORYTIME EVENT
Dr. Ibram X Kendi: Goodnight Racism 10AM MONDAY, JUNE 20
IN CONVERSATION WITH ASU PROFESSOR DR. SYBIL DURAND
IN-PERSON AT CHANGING HANDS TEMPE
PLEASE NOTE: One ticket (required) admits one (1) adult and one (1) child, and includes a copy of Goodnight Racism autographed by Dr. Kendi. Tickets must be purchased from Changing Hands Bookstore via Eventbrite. See details below.
Our Tempe store will be closed to the public during this ticketed event. We'll reopen at noon.
Join #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi for a special Juneteenth storytime! He'll read his picture books, the newly released Goodnight Racism, and beloved national bestseller Antiracist Baby. Following storytime, Dr. Kendi will engage kids and parents in a conversation about antiracism with Dr. Sybil Durand.
ABOUT THE LIVE EVENT
Ticket admits one (1) adult and one (1) child, and includes a pre-signed copy of Goodnight Racism.
All books will be pre-signed. There will be no public meet-and-greet.
Additional signed copies of Goodnight Racism will be available for sale at the event.
Dr. Kendi is unable to sign books brought from home, so please do not bring them.
We're limiting attendance to allow for social distancing, so registration via Eventbrite is required for admission.
Masks are strongly recommended.
Security professionals will wand and bag-check attendees on entry.
Can't attend? Order your autographed copies of Goodnight Racism today. Dr. Kendi is doing only a handful of live events for this book, so supplies are limited.
ABOUT THE BOOK
National Book Award–winning and New York Times bestselling author Ibram X. Kendi (How to Be an Antiracist, Antiracist Baby) returns with a new picture book that serves as a modern bedtime classic.
As children all over the world get ready for bed, the moon watches over them. The moon knows that when we sleep, we dream. And when we dream, we imagine what is possible and what the world can be.
With dynamic, imaginative art and poetic prose, Goodnight Racism delivers important messages about antiracism, justice, and equality in an easy-to-read format that empowers readers both big and small. Goodnight Racism gives children the language to dream of a better world and is the perfect book to add to their social justice toolkit.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi is a New York Times bestselling author and the Founding Director of the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research. A professor of history and frequent public speaker, Kendi is a contributing writer at the Atlantic. He is the author of Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, which won the National Book Award for Nonfiction, The Black Campus Movement, which won the W.E.B. Du Bois Book Prize, How to Be an Antiracist, and Antiracist Baby.
ABOUT THE MODERATOR
Dr. Sybil Durand is an assistant professor of English Education in the Department of English at Arizona State University, where she teaches courses on young adult literature, methods of teaching English Language Arts, and methods of conducting research. Her research examines how students and teachers engage representations of youth of color in young adult literature, including multicultural, international, and postcolonial texts.