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These Hands - Cover
These Hands
Margaret H. Mason, Houghton Miffln Harcourt 2011
Grandfather uses his hands to teach Joseph to tie a shoe, play a piano, shuffle cards, hit a ball - as he tells Joseph about all the things he used his own hands to do. But he wasn't allowed to bake bread in the factory because the owners thought white people wouldn't buy bread baked by black hands. But then he used his hands to sign petitions, and carry signs and now anyone can bake bread - including Joseph! As always, Cooper's illustrations carry such deep feeling and detail that they put the reader directly into the story.

Ages: Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English
Book Types: Story Book
Identity Groups: Elders, Working Class, African American
Special Topics: Activism, Work
Strands: Knowledge of Self & Connection to Others, Creative Conflict Resolution & Sense of Justice