Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story about Racial Injustice
ISBN: 1433828545
EAN13: 9781433828546
Language: English
Pages: 40
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
Book Overview
A NEW YORK TIMES AND #1 INDIEBOUND BEST SELLER A Little Free Library Action Book Club Selection National Parenting Product Award Winner (NAPPA) Something Happened in Our Town follows two families -- one White, one Black -- as they discuss a police shooting of a Black man in their community. The story aims to answer children's questions about such traumatic events, and to help children identify and counter racial injustice in their own lives. Includes an extensive Note to Parents and Caregivers with guidelines for discussing race and racism with children, child-friendly definitions, and sample dialogues.