About this item
Grandma tells the tale of how once, when she was a girl, she mistook the "Whites Only" sign on a water fountain to mean white socks only, and her encounter with racism that followed. Reprint.
Smithsonian Magazine Notable Book for Children.
On a hot Mississippi day, a young girl innocently drinks from the "Whites Only" fountain, thinking the sign means only that she has to do so standing in her white socks, only to come face to face with racism
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: People + Places / United States / African-American, Social Issues / Prejudice + Racism
Publisher: Albert Whitman & Co
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Evelyn Coleman
Street Date: September 1, 1999
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-0891