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

Race & Racism
Something Happened in Our Town
Author(s):
Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, Ann Hazzard
Illustrator(s):
Jennifer Zivoin
Age Group:
6-10
Publisher:
Magination Press
ISBN:
978-1433828546
Year:
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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Undocumented: A Worker's Fight

Duncan Tonatiuh

Juan grew up in Mexico working in the fields to help provide for his family. Struggling for money, he crosses over into the U.S. and becomes an undocumented worker, living in a poor neighborhood, working hard to survive.

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