Get Set! Swim!

Bias, Discrimination & Hate
People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Jeannine Atkins
Illustrator(s):
Hector Viveros Lee
Age Group:
6-10
Publisher:
Lee & Low Books, Inc.
ISBN:
978-1600603365
Year:
Bias, Discrimination & Hate
People, Identity & Culture

As the bus passes by the extravagant homes in the rival school's neighborhood, Jessenia doubts her abilities, wondering how she and her team can compete against the girls who live in these houses. When this young Puerto Rican-American girl competes in her first swim, her confidence increases with her first victory as her parents proudly watch.

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