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Day You Begin (The) - Cover
Day You Begin (The)
Jacqueline Woodson, Nancy Paulson Books 2018
This is a gorgeous book about children finding their courage to speak up in class about their real lives, histories, and experiences. It is a response to the common, "What did you do on your summer vacation?" question that all too often marginalizes and shames children. Written like a poem, illustrated with sensitivity and beauty. Woodson and Lopez at their best!

Ages: Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English
Book Types: Story Book
Identity Groups: Immigrant, African American, Asian American, Latino American, Multi-racial Groups
Special Topics: Friendship, School, Banned Books (Recent)
Strands: Knowledge of Self & Connection to Others, Joy in Diversity