S.2 Ep.11 – A Visit From the Authors of Something Happened In Our Town



On this episode we hear a recording from child psychologists Dr. Marianne Celano and Dr. Marietta Collins as they read and discuss their book Something Happened In Our Town: A Child’s Story about Racial Injustice. The visited the Central library on Tuesday, January 22, the National Day of Racila Healing. They offer techniques for talking about difficult racial issues with children and answered questions from the audience.

What we read:

Katie read Tangerine by Christine Mangan, which she discovered through Indiebound’s Indie Next newsletter, and Melmoth by Sarah Perry, who has also written Essex Serpent.

Abby read Art Matters by Neil Gaiman.

Next, we hear a recording from child psychologists Dr. Marianne Celano and Dr. Marietta Collins as they read and discuss their book Something Happened In Our Town: A Child’s Story about Racial Injustice.

 

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