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This is the story of Fabiola Toussaint, a Haitian immigrant who moves with her aunt and cousins to Detroit, on the corner of American Street and Joy Road. But after they leave Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Fabiola’s mother is detained by U.S.
What would it be like to be an immigrant child at the turn of the 20th century? Filled with stunning photographs, this book views history through the eyes of young people. From school to work to play, the experience of immigrant families comes to life.
This cautionary tale about conflict may be read on different levels for different ages. The factions formed over how to butter bread serve as a reminder that we can find common ground if we look for it. We can solve problems and respect differences in others.
Little Dreamers makes a very meaningful connection for girls, young and old, who dream of their future and the impact they would like to make in our world. Everyone wants to do some great. We all dream about where we can "make a difference." The women featured in this book we
Jacqueline Woodson has created a beautiful story about the confusion of children over racial tension. One of the most touching things about this book is that it is the children who give us hope for the future.
“In a society where being an African American and female meant being an outsider or sometimes invisible, these women dared to go after what they wanted, to demand what they deserved. Some of them were reluctant leaders, while others were not even aware of their bravery, but their legaci
It takes courage to be yourself when you feel different. Jacqueline Woodson leads the reader through several scenarios of children being different than those around them. She shows how it feels to be an outsider and different.
Kwame Alexander’s award winning book “The Undefeated” is a poem to celebrate the creativity, perseverance, grit and impact of Black Americans on the history of the United States of America. It is both a call to action and a reminder to all that we must never give up.
Parents, children, and educators will recognize how young people feel when they are pressured to meet milestones and be like other people. This simple story about dragons and knights helps us talk with children about the gifts of people who are differently abled.