Top 10 Children's Books for Black History Month
Don't Say Ain't by Irene Smalls
In the 1950s, Dana struggles to live in two worlds—her Harlem neighborhood and the advanced school she attends—while staying true to herself. Irene Smalls and Colin Bootman team up in this heart-warming story of friendship, integration, opportunity, and hard choices.
Classroom Resource: Don't Say Ain't Discussion Guide will help you promote thoughtful discussion on race, language, civil rights, and diversity. It includes information on integration in the 1950s and questions to ask your students.
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