During the 1950s and early 1960s, African American workers at many large-scale bakery factories weren't allowed to work as bread dough mixers or bread dough handlers. These Hands by Margaret H. Mason introduces this labor and civil rights issue to young children. Pair these classroom resources with the story to educate young students about segregation and the history of the civil rights movement in America. This teacher's guide to the children's book includes pre- and post-reading activities plus discussion questions.
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