All students will read one of two books that highlight issues of race and racism in our society (Counting on Katherine by Helaine Becker for K-2 students and Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly for grade 3-5 students ). Students will read this book in school and at home and will have follow up activities to engage in. Focused on issue of race and equity, families will be supported in learning how to use children’s literature to talk with their children about issues of race. Books will be purchased from Black-owned bookstores.
Applicant: Diana Beck
Date Approved: Jan. 19 2021