This Is Your Brain on Stereotypes : How Science Is Tackling Unconscious Bias (Hardcover)
Written by award-winning author Tanya Lloyd Kyi, this timely and hopeful book addresses the issues of discrimination, racism, sexism, ableism and homophobia and offers concrete suggestions on how to make change. It uses scientific inquiry and loads of relatable and interesting examples to explore these uncomfortable topics in age-appropriate and engaging ways. Chapters, sidebars and colorful illustrations break the text into manageable chunks. Besides the many ways this book could be used to inspire frank and in-depth discussions on the importance of addressing stereotypes and bias, it also links to many science and social studies curriculum topics. Backmatter includes an extensive list of sources, suggestions for further reading and an index.
... fascinating ...—Booklist
A worthwhile purchase ... that will help readers recognize, understand, and eradicate stereotypes.—School Library Journal
Alongside Drew Shannon's colourful illustrations [Lloyd Kyi] encapsulates key sociological and scientific research on racism and stereotyping.—New York Times
A good acquisition for any middle school or high school library collection ...—CM Magazine