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A Taste of Colored Water

Title

A Taste of Colored Water

Authors

Matt Faulkner

Illustrator

Matt Faulkner

Publisher

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Pages

48 pages

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9781416916291

Genre

historical

Topic

Racial Diversity; Race discrimination; racism; segregation

Annotation

LuLu and Jelly are very excited to see the "colored" water they heard about in the city's water fountain, but are surprised to learn what "colored" water actually means.

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy and girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Awards

Anne Izard Storytellers' Choice Award, 2009, Winner; Comstock Read Aloud Book Award, 2009, Honor Book, Read Aloud Age (8-12); Storytelling World Resource Award, 2009, Winner, Stories for Pre-Adolescent Listeners

Keywords

Civil Rights; colored; water fountain

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

A Taste of Colored Water

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