Celano, Marianne

Something happened in our town : a child's story about racial injustice Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, and Ann Hazzard; illustrated by Jennifer Zivoin - hardback - Washington, DC : Magination Press, [2018] - unpaged : col. ill. ; 26 cm.

After discussing the police shooting of a local Black man with their families, Emma and Josh know how to treat a new student who looks and speaks differently than his classmates. Includes an extensive Note to Parents and Caregivers that provides general guidance about addressing racism with children, child-friendly vocabulary definitions, conversation guides, and a link to additional online resources for parents and teachers.

Lexile AD540L
Ages 4 to 8


Racism -- Fiction
Prejudices -- Fiction
Police shootings -- Fiction

Lexile AD540L
Open Minded
Concept - Perspective
Concept - Responsibility

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