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Author Henry, Jessica S., 1969- author.
Title What does it mean to defund the police? / Jessica S. Henry with Kelisa Wing.
Pub Info Ann Arbor, Michigan : Cherry Lake Publishing, [2021]
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book jacket
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 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 363.20681 HEN     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.
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Series Racial justice in America
Racial justice in America.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Calls for changes in policing -- Policing yesterday and today -- What does "defund the police" mean? -- What does "disband the police" mean? ; Do the work! -- What does "reform the police" mean? -- What does "abolish the police: mean? -- Who decides?
Summary "Race in America has been avoided in children's education for too long. What Does It Mean to Defund the Police? explores the concept of defunding while addressing the reasons people are calling for it in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach race issues with open eyes and minds. Includes 21st Century Skills and content, as well as a PBL activity across the Racial Justice in America series. Also includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Grades 4-6 Cherry Lake Publishing.
Subject Police -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Police administration -- United States -- Finance -- Juvenile literature.
Police-community relations -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Discrimination in law enforcement -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Discrimination in law enforcement.
Police -- Finance.
Police.
Police-community relations.
Add Author Wing, Kelisa, author.
Related To Online version: Henry, Jessica S., 1969- What does it mean to defund the police? Ann Arbor, Michigan : Cherry Lake Publishing, [2021] 9781534181274 (DLC) 2020040018
ISBN 9781534180260 (hardcover)
1534180265 (hardcover)
9781534181977 (paperback)
1534181970 (paperback)
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