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Book of the Week: Something Happened in our Town

By Pathways

Written by Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, and Ann Hazzard, illustrated by Jennifer Zivoin, published by Magination Press

Two children, one White and one Black, talk to their families about an incident in their town where the police shot a Black man. The book answers questions children may have about traumatic events in an easy-to-understand way while addressing key issues related to racial injustice. Additionally, it includes a helpful guide for parents and carers to facilitate discussions around race with little ones. Something Happened in our Town is a must-have for every library and bookshelf.

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