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
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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 Talk Like a River

Jordan Scott

When a boy who stutters feels isolated, alone, and incapable of communicating in the way he'd like, a concerned and compassionate father and a walk by the river helps him find his voice.

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