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An American Story

An American Story provides a stellar framework for young Americans ready to learn about an essential part of our national origin story.

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Review of ‘An American Story’

A powerful picture book about the transatlantic slave trade, Kwame Alexander and Dare Coulter’s An American Story opens with a question: “How do you tell a story that starts in Africa and ends in horror?” It might seem an impossible topic to teach children, and yet, as the book’s title suggests, it’s…

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