Amazon Canada's Best Sellers Include A Whole Bunch Of Books On Race Right Now
Kids and adults have titles to choose from.
Right now, people are trying to find better ways to talk about race. They're also looking to educate themselves on the issues. That seems to be the case from Amazon Canada's top books, which include a number of works related to racial issues.
Currently, the best selling physical title on the site is a children's book called It's OK to be Different: A Children's Picture Book About Diversity and Kindness.
The paperback, written by Sharon Purtill and illustrated by Sujata Saha, encourages kids to celebrate diversity and befriend those who are different from them.
Another children's title in the top sellers is Antiracist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi with illustrations by Ashley Lukashevsky.
This book aims to introduce not just children, but the adults in their lives as well to, teaching everyone how to have more critical conversations.
Canadian writer Desmond Cole's The Skin We're In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power also finds a spot in the top sellers.
In it, Cole details his journey through 2017 and the struggles he and others faced fighting injustice in Canada. He had previously covered racism in thein a 2015 cover story for Toronto Life.
There are also a number of books on this subject among the best sellers for Amazon Canada's Kindle section, for those who prefer to use their e-readers.
Currently, the number one spot belongs to White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin J. DiAngelo.
The book sets out to educate white people on how to engage in more constructive conversations about race, and even confront their own unknown prejudices.
Ibram X. Kendi, author of Antiracist Baby also has a book in the number three bestseller spot on Kindle.
How To Be An Antiracist dives into the larger ramifications of racism, while also teaching people how to see the signs and confront it in their everyday lives.
This is the perfect time to check out any of the great titles on this topic, especially with continuingand police brutality against people of colour.