The Other Side

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Jacqueline Woodson
Illustrator(s):
E.B. Lewis
Age Group:
6-10
Publisher:
Putnam Juvenile
ISBN:
978-0399231162
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

Clover's mom says it isn't safe to cross the fence that segregates their African-American side of town from the white side where Anna lives. But the two girls strike up a friendship, and get around the grown-ups' rules by sitting on top of the fence together.

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