VICKI AND A SUMMER OF CHANGE! ¡VICKI Y UN VERANO DE CAMBIO!
Bilingual Children's book
English / Spanish
RED SUGARCANE PRESS is pleased to present its first children's book, VICKI and A Summer of Change! ¡VICKI y un verano de cambio! Inspired by actual events in East Harlem, New York in 1969, the story centers on the activities of area residents and members of the Young Lords Organization to make positive community changes.
When the city's sanitation trucks did not haul away the street garbage, the neighborhood was overwhelmed with trash and sickening smells. Young Lords and community members mobilize to sweep the streets. Vicki, and her older sister, Valentina, join them. “You’re never too young to make a difference!” they say and discover they too can help change the world.
COMPANION COLORING BOOK
Vicki and A Summer of Change! Coloring Book /
¡Vicki y un verano de cambio! Libro de colorear
★ Beautiful illustrations based on the children's book.★
Included are 20 stunning black and white illustrations ready for coloring. Each page shows the story of community solidarity in 1969 when members of the Young Lords Organization united with East Harlem residents to challenge lack of city services in the neighborhood.
The pages illustrate scenes of the East Harlem neighborhood and residents, and community activism.