White Water

White Water

Inspired by A True Story

Book - 2011
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After tasting the warm, rusty water from the fountain designated for African Americans, a young boy questions why he cannot drink the cool, refreshing water from the "Whites Only" fountain. Based on a true experience co-author Michael S. Bandy had as a boy.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780763636784
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Study Program: Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.2 0.5 146253 5440.
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.2 0.5 146253.


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Nov 01, 2014

Very eye-opening for children of today who have no sense of this type of racial segregation. I found the ending a bit unsatisfying though, not concrete enough for children to understand.


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