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Should I say something?

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Should I say something?

Author
Written by
Peter H. Reynolds
Reading time
Reading time
3 minutes
Suited for
Topic suited for
6-10 years

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Racism takes away the humanity of both children of color and white children. It is important that we affirm children’s identities. White parents need to teach their children not to be bystanders to racism and to use their voices.

Teach Our Children to Use Their Voices

This read aloud of SAY SOMETHING helps explain race to kids as well as the importance of speaking up.

In this empowering picture book, author Peter H. Reynolds explores the many ways that a single voice can make a difference. Each of us, each and every day, have the chance to say something: with our actions, our words, and our voices. Perfect for kid activists everywhere, this timely story reminds readers of the undeniable importance and power of their voice. It has a powerful message to children: There are so many ways to tell the world who you are… what you are thinking… and what you believe. And how you’ll make it better. Before you play the video read-aloud to this book, consider the following:

Read aloud of the book ‘SAY SOMETHING’ by Peter H. Reynolds.

SAY SOMETHING Read Aloud

The world needs your voice. If you have a brilliant idea… say something! If you see an injustice… say something!

Peter H. Reynolds

After the read aloud, consider the following:

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Author

Peter H. Reynolds

Peter H. Reynolds

Born in Toronto, Canada, Peter H. Reynolds is an accomplished writer, storyteller and illustrator who has been acclaimed around the globe for his best-selling “stories for all ages” about protecting and nurturing the creative spirit, including the three books in his “Creatrilogy” –  The Dot, Ish and Sky Color.

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