Abu y Tata Cover. A young boy goes to visit his African American grandfather in the Southern United States and his Latino grandfather in the Caribbean. His two grandfathers may be different, but they have one special thing in common.
In an interview on NPR, he said one of the reasons he called his hero "Captain Underpants" is because as a kid he would take any opportunity he could to belt out the word "Underpants!" in class just to get the other kids laughing.
Ten mentor texts for teaching opinion writing (help students form opinions)
This is a book I own and love. Using the Alphabet Nancy Sanders highlights 26 important African American moments in history. I will likely use this during the month of February to celebrate MLK, maybe read and study two pages each day.
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