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Black like Kyra, white like me

Judith Vigna

Black like Kyra, white like me

by Judith Vigna

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Published by Albert Whitman & Company in Morton Grove, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prejudices -- Juvenile fiction,
  • African Americans -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Moving, Household -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Race relations -- Juvenile fiction

  • About the Edition

    When a black family moves to an all-white neighborhood, prejudice rears its ugly head as the white adults behave rudely and children"s friendships break up.

    Edition Notes

    j-143,290

    Statementstories and pictures by Judith Vigna.
    GenreJuvenile fiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23261257M
    ISBN 100807507784
    LC Control Number92001203
    OCLC/WorldCa25281921

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Black Like Kyra, White Like Me by Judith Vigna is a multi-cultural book about two friends who met at a dance program. The main character, Christy, is white, and her good friend Kyra, is black.

Kyra lives in the bad side of town where there are gun shots and violence. One day Christy's neighbor moves away, and Kyra's Black like Kyra moves in.4/5. The book, “Black Like Kyra, White Like Me,” primarily addresses issues of race and ethnicity.

The book centers on the negative experiences of Kyra and her family living in a predominantly white neighborhood.

The neighborhood treats Kyra and her family poorly because they are black and refuses to include them in the community, even going as /5(5). In the book Kyra and her family are given little agency to change the circumstances around them.

Overall, the book, “Black Like Kyra, White Like Me,” fails to challenge racism against black people in a positive manner. The book reinforces stereotypes about black people and suggests that white people are responsible for advocating on behalf /5(5).

Summary Christy, the main character of Black Like Kyra, White Like Me, is a young white girl from an all-white neighborhood who attends gymnastics classes at a community center with children of many different backgrounds and of her best friends at the center is Kyra.

Kyra is black and lives in a very dangerous neighborhood. Black Like Kyra, White Like Me Judith Vigna, Author, Kathleen Tucker, Editor Albert Whitman white like me book Company $ (1p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

Black Like Kyra, White Like Me. By Judith Vigna Challenges. —A patron of the Toronto Public Library complained about this children’s picture book about a black family moving into an all-white neighbourhood and encountering racial prejudice.

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Kyra is Christy’s best friend from the youth center. Matt and Julie are Christy’s best friends on her block. When Kyra’s African-American family moves into Christy’s white neighborhood, Christy learns a hard lesson about prejudice. Get this from a library.

Black like Kyra, white like me. [Judith Vigna] -- When a black family moves to an all-white neighborhood, prejudice rears its ugly head as the white adults behave rudely and children's friendships break up.

When a black family moves to an all-white neighborhood, prejudice rears its ugly head as the white adults behave rudely and children's friendships break up. Black Like Kyra, White Like Me Judith Vigna — Juvenile Fiction. When Kyra's African-American family moves into Christy's white neighborhood, Christy learns a difficult lesson about prejudice.

Kyra is Christy's best friend from the youth center. Matt and Julie are Christy's best friends on her block. Black Like Kyra, White Like Me by Judith Vigna,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(29). Talk:Black Like Kyra, White Like Me. Jump to navigation Jump to search This article If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.

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