Uncle Willie and the Soup Kitchen

Bias, Discrimination & Hate
DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan
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Bias, Discrimination & Hate

A boy spends the day with Uncle Willie in the soup kitchen where he works preparing and serving food for the hungry. The book is a straightforward fictional view of an urban soup kitchen, as observed by a boy visiting it with his Uncle Willie, who works there every day. It portrays the difficult lives of those fed (including children)—as well as the friendly, nonintrusive attitude of the kitchen workers toward them.

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Hello, Universe

Erin Entrada Kelly

A disaster leads Kaori, Gen, and Valencia on an epic quest to find missing Virgil. Through luck, smarts, bravery, and a little help from the universe, a rescue is performed, bullying behavior is put in its place, and friendship blooms.

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