An Educator's Guide to “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You”

A curricular guide for Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You  by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi, geared for educators and students, ages 12 and up.

A curricular guide for Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi has been created for educators and students by Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul, senior research associate at Teachers College Reading and Writing Project.

Read: A conversation about the book with Nikole Hannah-Jones, Jason Reynolds, and Ibram X. Kendi

Recommended for middle and high school settings, the guide includes essential questions for sparking discussion and ideas for related multimodal projects.

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Catherine Hagarty

We are reading this book as a staff! Looking forward to using the resources!

Posted : Oct 14, 2020 05:34

Amy Elrod

Thank you!

Posted : Oct 12, 2020 11:43

Erica Mills Barnhart

I am using Stamped as a framing piece for a course I teach on Nonprofits, Philanthropy and Social Innovation. We look at social policy through the lens of these mechanisms for change. Grateful for this educator's guide. Thank you!

Posted : Oct 01, 2020 04:20

Lauren Benfield

Looking forward to using this resource

Posted : Oct 01, 2020 12:56

Jennifer Haluska

Thank you for making this resource available

Posted : Sep 22, 2020 11:50

Yvette Freter

Thanks so much for this wonderful resource. I will be using it in my classroom!

Posted : Sep 14, 2020 02:54

Janelle O

I’ve read the book and it made me wonder. I’m not ready to accept it as how history should be but I think it can lead to discussion and even more than that - research about what actually has been done in US history. Every good book should lead to questions but not necessarily be recognized as fact and this one does that. To embrace it as the only true history is doing a disservice to our students.

Posted : Sep 13, 2020 12:03

Susan Foster

I am leading a discussion for my book club and curious how it might be used in a HS or college class. thank you!

Posted : Aug 15, 2020 10:50

Dana Huekell

I promise you, I will use it in the classroom. We will read it cover to cover. Thank you for the resources.

Posted : Aug 03, 2020 04:15

Jennifer Carey

Thank you!!! I will use this curriculum with my high school students!!!

Posted : Aug 01, 2020 10:36

Christy Willis

I am thinking of using this book for the HS book club.

Posted : Jul 28, 2020 05:27

Erika DV

This book opens our eyes to how history should be told. I cannot wait to share it with my students.

Posted : Jul 21, 2020 05:14

Martha Santa Maria

This educator's guide is amazing, and the resources are wonderful and well vetted. Thank you!

Posted : Jul 20, 2020 10:40

Leah Song

I want to read this to become more educated

Posted : Jun 01, 2020 04:58


We are using this as a book study group of Seattle Public School librarians, with an eye to the resumption of school. It's such a powerful book and audiobook.

Posted : Mar 26, 2020 08:28

Jacob Reid

This looks like a great resource.

Posted : Mar 24, 2020 05:45


I heartily recommend the audiobook version, read by Jason Reynolds. It is exactly the conversation we need to have in all schools (and I am including upper elementary in this) and that Reynolds honors with his pitch perfect presentation. It will be on my circulating devices just as soon as available next week. The audiobook should be required listening by all school administrative staff.

Posted : Mar 09, 2020 12:02

Shelly Gordon

I am not sure who this comment will go to but I am a huge fan of Jason’s early YA books-as are my students. I am definitely going to read this book BUT can we please have a version for elementary school aged kids????? I think these conversations need to start way earlier than middle school.

Posted : Feb 29, 2020 04:37

Terry Jacobsen

Timing is everything. Excited to read Jason Reynolds newest!

Posted : Feb 26, 2020 02:52



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