Browsing ┬╗ March – Optimism

Elementary Level

Title: The Reunion Author: Jacqueline Pearce Level: Grades 2-5 References: Race, Culture Summary:Shannon is excited about spending a week at her friend Rina’s house, but she’s a little nervous too. Rina seems to be able to do everything better than she can and her home is chaotic compared to Shannon’s own. When things fall apart, […]

Secondary Level

Title: The Way it Is Author: Donalda Reid Suitable for: Intermediate/Senior ┬áReferences: Socio-Economic Status, Race, Sex Summary: It’s the 1960s — the time for equal rights, peace, and love. But for Ellen Manery, it’s the time to work hard and finish high school early. She’d rather be helping out at the university’s medical lab than […]