https://judydodgecummings.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/book-banner.jpg 320 800 Judy Dodge Cummings https://judydodgecummings.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/logo3.png Judy Dodge Cummings2017-09-28 08:31:382017-12-22 10:19:41Teaching School Desegregation through the Story of Sylvia Mendez
Teaching School Desegregation through the Story of Sylvia Mendez
Picture books are powerful teaching tools, not just for elementary kids but for older readers as well. I have taught, read, and written about American history for decades, but it took a picture book to introduce me to the Mendez family and their fight for school integration.
Separate is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez & Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation by Duncan Tonatiuh explores a legal case I’d wager is not taught in many history classes. It should be. Read more