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Something Happened In Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice

 Author: Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, and Ann Hazzard  Type of Disaster: Diversity & Social Justice  Age Group: Age 4-8  Buy at Amazon

“Something Happened in Our Town follows two families — one White, one Black — as they discuss a police shooting of a Black man in their community. The story aims to answer children’s questions about such traumatic events, and to help children identify and counter racial injustice in their own lives. … Includes an extensive Note to Parents and Caregivers with guidelines for discussing race and racism with children, child-friendly definitions, and sample dialogues.” (Amazon description)