The Snowy Day

People, Identity & Culture
Ezra Jack Keats
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People, Identity & Culture

This book is a beloved story that captures the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall. Universal in its appeal, the story reveals a child's wonder at a new world, and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever. It tells the story of a young African-American boy in the city on a very snowy day.

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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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