Interracial Friendship Lasts over 150 years

BUY NOW Colours of Friendship This book was written and illustrated by students who are descendents of Viola Ruffner and Booker T. Washington. Their family's friendship has lasted over 150 years. Booker Taliaferro was born a mulatto slave in Franklin County, Virginia. As a child, Booker was never allowed to play for he worked from the time he arose in the morning until the time he went to sleep for the night. He dreamed about learning to read and write. In spring of 1865, Booker and his family learned that they were freed. His step-father obtained a job working in the Ruffner salt furnaces in West Virginia. His family secured a two-horse wagon and loaded it with the little clothing, househol

What Doesn't Break You, Makes You The True Story of Yvonne Aronson

Congratulations to Andrew Ball and Mackenzie Rice from Bettendorf school district in Iowa! Thanks for telling the important story of Jewish survivor Yvonne Aronson. As a hidden child, she survived the war and came to America with her mother after it ended. Although she was raised without her father, who was killed by the Nazis, Yvonne has always tried to be a very positive person. Read all about her life in their book titled What Doesn't Break You, Makes You. BUY NOW Congratulations to Andrew Ball and Mackenzie Rice from Bettendorf school district in Iowa! Thanks for telling the important story of Jewish survivor Yvonne Aronson. As a hidden child, she survived the war and came to America w

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