Roaring Brook

9781250229021

STARRED REVIEW

We Wait for the Sun

Civil Rights activist Dovey Johnson Roundtree shares a childhood memory in We Wait for the Sun, a poignant tale that captures the power of a grandmother’s love.

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Tips for Teachers: Building the future

In September of 1940, a little more than a year before the United States would enter World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered an address at the University of Pennsylvania on the occasion of its 300th anniversary. “We cannot always build the future for our youth,” he declared, “but we can build our youth for the future.”


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