White Water

White Water

Book - 2011
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After tasting the warm, rusty water from the fountain designated for African Americans, a young boy questions why he cannot drink the cool, refreshing water from the "Whites Only" fountain. Based on a true experience co-author Michael S. Bandy had as a boy.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
Description: [40] p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm
ISBN: 9780763636784
Branch Call Number: jsb Band
Additional Contributors: Stein, Eric, 1959-
Strickland, Shadra


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Nov 01, 2014

Very eye-opening for children of today who have no sense of this type of racial segregation. I found the ending a bit unsatisfying though, not concrete enough for children to understand.

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