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Something Happened in Our Park

Something Happened in Our Park

Standing Together After Gun Violence

by Ann Hazzard, Marianne Celano, and Marietta Collins, Illustrated by Keith Henry Brown

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This important follow-up to the bestselling, groundbreaking, and inspiring Something Happened in Our Town, is a much-needed story to help communities in the aftermath of gun violence.  When Miles's cousin Keisha is injured in a shooting, he realizes people can work together to reduce the likelihood of violence in their community. With help from friends and family, Miles learns to use his imagination and creativity to help him cope with his fears. This book can help  provide parents with helpful messages of reassurance and empowerment. Includes an extensive Note to Parents and Caregivers with guidelines for discussing community gun violence with children, and sample dialogues.

Praise for Something Happened in Our Town: 
New York Times Bestseller
#1 IndieBound Bestseller
The Today Show —10 books to help you discuss anti-racism with children and teens
Glamour—10 Books to Help Talk to Your Kids About Racism, as Recommended by Black Authors
NCSS-CBC Notable Social Students Trade Book for Young People
National Parenting Product Award Winner
Finalist, Foreword Book Awards


ISBN-13: 9781433835216
Publisher: Magination Press
Publication Date: April 27, 2021
Pages: 40
Ages: 5-9
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