Whitewash

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Ntozake Shange
Illustrator(s):
Michael Sporn
Age Group:
8-12
Publisher:
Walker & Company
ISBN:
978-0802784919
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

Based on an actual incident, this book tells the story of a young African-American girl who is traumatized when a gang of white boys attack her and her brother on their way home from school and spray-paints her face white.

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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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