The Jacket

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Andrew Clements
Illustrator(s):
McDavid Henderson
Age Group:
8-12
Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
ISBN:
978-0689860102
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

Phil, a young white boy, accuses Daniel, an African American boy, of stealing Phil's brother's jacket, and both boys learn a lot as they uncover the truth about the jacket.

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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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