Dinner at Aunt Connie's House

People, Identity & Culture
Social Justice
Author(s):
Faith Ringgold
Age Group:
4-8
Publisher:
Hyperion Books for Children
ISBN:
978-1562824259
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Social Justice

Melody meets her newly adopted cousin, Lonnie, at her Aunt Connie's house one summer. While playing, the youngsters discover 12 paintings in the attic, each of which depicts a famous African-American woman.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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