The Streets Are Free

People, Identity & Culture
Social Justice
Author(s):
Kurusa
Illustrator(s):
Monika Doppert
Age Group:
6-10
Publisher:
Annick Press
ISBN:
978-1550373707
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Social Justice

This book is based on the true story of the children of the barrio of San Jose de la Urbina in Caracas, Venezuela. Although the mayor promises the children a playground, they realize that they must build it themselves. And they do just that.

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