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Something Happened In Our Town

By Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, Ann Hazzard, and Jennifer Zivion

Buy the book ‘Something Happened In Our Town’ from Bookshop
View a read aloud created with publisher permission by Saladin Allah on YouTube

How to use stories to discuss hard things with young kids:

Check out the Luminary Word Bank for help defining the terms below  for your kids.



Guided Discussion Questions After Reading Something Happened In Our Town

Day 1: Acknowledging our individual identity

Day 2: Acknowledging out community identity

Day 3: How do we fit in?

Day 4: Owning our experience

Day 5: Recognizing Our Patterns

Day 6: Taking Action