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Books for Kids: The Stone Thrower tackles bigotry of Chuck Ealey’s era — Montreal Gazette


Throwing stones at trains probably isn’t something most people would suggest as a way to overcome poverty and bigotry, but in the late 1950s-early ’60s, it helped a young African-American find a way out of his segregated neighbourhood of Portsmouth, Ohio. Brampton, Ont.’s Jael Ealey Richardson, in The Stone Thrower, a new picture book illustrated…

via Books for Kids: The Stone Thrower tackles bigotry of Chuck Ealey’s era — Montreal Gazette

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  1. Reblogged this on My Blog WorldsChildren.wordpress.com.

    May 18, 2016 at 9:22 pm

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