White Socks Only

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice
Evelyn Coleman
Tyrone Geter
Age Group:
Albert Whitman & Company
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice

When Grandma was a little girl in Mississippi, she sneaked into town one day. When she saw the "Whites Only" sign on the water fountain, she had no idea what she would spark when she took off her shoes and—wearing her clean white socks—stepped up to drink. Bravery, defiance and a touch of magic wins out over hatred in this story about a town that changes.

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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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