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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

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9781416916291

Pages

48 pages

Genre

historical

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

Racial Diversity; Race discrimination; racism; segregation

Main Character

boy and girl

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

mother and father

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

Diversity Impact

direct

A Taste of Colored Water

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