Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story about Racial Injustice

Race & Racism
Something Happened in Our Town
Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, Ann Hazzard
Jennifer Zivoin
Age Group:
Magination Press
Race & Racism

The story follows two families—one White and one Black—as they discuss a police shooting of a Black man in their community. The story aims to answer children's questions about such traumatic events and to help children identify and counter racial injustice in their own lives. Includes extensive information for parents and families with guidelines for discussing race and racism with children, including sample dialogues.

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I Remember: Poems and Pictures of Heritage

Lee Bennett Hopkins (Compiler)

From the joyous to the poignant, poems by a group of diverse and award-winning poets are paired with images by celebrated illustrators from similar backgrounds to pay homage to what is both unique and universal about growing up in the United States.

I Remember: Poems and Pictures of Heritage