Towers Falling

Bias, Discrimination & Hate
People, Identity & Culture
Religion & Religious Bigotry
Towers Falling
Author(s):
Jewell Parker Rhodes
Age Group:
8-12
Publisher:
LIttle, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN:
978-0316262224
Year:
Bias, Discrimination & Hate
People, Identity & Culture
Religion & Religious Bigotry

When her fifth-grade teacher hints that a series of lessons about home and community will culminate with one big answer about two tall towers once visible outside their classroom window, Deja can't help but feel confused. She sets off on a journey of discovery, with new friends Ben and Sabeen by her side. But just as she gets closer to answering big questions about who she is, what America means, and how communities can grow and heal, she uncovers new questions, too. Like, why does Pop get so angry when she brings up anything about the towers? 

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