Smashing Stigma: Dismantling Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Discrimination


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Twenty-First Century Books (Tm)
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6.06 X 9.06 X 0.55 inches | 0.95 pounds
Library Binding

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About the Author

Connie Goldsmith is a registered nurse with a bachelor of science degree in nursing and a master of public administration degree in health care. She has written numerous books for YA readers and nearly two hundred magazine articles. Her recent books include Kiyo Sato: From a WWII Japanese Internment Camp to a Life of Service(2020), a Junior Library Guild selection; Running on Empty: Sleeplessness in American Teens (2021); Understanding Coronaviruses: SARS, MERS, and the COVID-19 Pandemic (2021); and Bombs Over Bikini: The World's First Nuclear Disaster (2014), a Junior Library Guild selection, a Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, an Association of Children's Librarians of Northern California Distinguished Book, and an SCBWI Crystal Kite Winner. She lives in Sacramento, California. Visit her website at http: //


"This accessible overview will provide much-needed validation for some and contribute to awareness for others. Helpfully catalogs serious problems and provides guidance on coping strategies." --Kirkus Reviews

-- (6/1/2023 12:00:00 AM)

"[A] clarion call for teens to address individuals as individuals and to confront their own stereotypes and prejudices."--School Library Journal

-- (8/17/2023 12:00:00 AM)

"Personal stories about discrimination and interviews with health professionals are joined by facts, statistics, charts, and graphs to add real-world relevancy."--Booklist

-- (8/16/2023 12:00:00 AM)