The Jacket
by Andrew Clements and McDavid Henderson


Overview - Thief

When Phil sees another kid wearing his brother's jacket, he assumes the jacket was stolen. It turns out he was wrong, and Phil has to ask himself the question: Would he have made the same assumption if the boy wearing the jacket hadn't been African American?  Read more...


 
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More About The Jacket by Andrew Clements; McDavid Henderson
 
 
 
Overview
Thief

When Phil sees another kid wearing his brother's jacket, he assumes the jacket was stolen. It turns out he was wrong, and Phil has to ask himself the question: Would he have made the same assumption if the boy wearing the jacket hadn't been African American? And that question leads to others that reveal some unsettling truths about Phil's neighborhood, his family, and even himself.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780689860102
  • ISBN-10: 0689860102
  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
  • Publish Date: August 2003
  • Page Count: 89
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 7.66 x 6.38 x 0.28 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.16 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > School & Education
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Social Themes - Prejudice & Racism
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Social Themes - Values & Virtues

 
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