Something Happened in Our Town describes a traumatic event—a police shooting—from the perspective of a White family and an African American family. This story provides an excellent platform for discussing social justice and race relations with children. Includes a “Note to Parents and Caregivers” with other helpful resources.
“This book provides a great opportunity for parents, educators and caregivers to start the conversation about race, acceptance and social justice”
“The back of the book provides a good resource for parents on approaching the difficult topic of prejudice and exclusion”
“Explores a critical topic that many parents are wondering how to best discuss with their children”