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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