Something Happened in Our Park (Kobo eBook)
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.
Goddard Riverside CBC Youth Book Prize for Social Justice 2021 Shortlist
NCSS-CBC Notable Social Students Trade Book for Young People
National Parenting Product Award Winner
Finalist, Foreword Book Awards
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.