Sister Anne's Hands

It's the early 1960s, and Anna has never seen a person with dark skin-until she meets Sister Anne. At first she is afraid of her new teacher, but she quickly discovers how wonderful Sister Anne is. Then one of Anna's classmates directs a racist remark toward Sister Anne. The teacher's wise way of turning the incident into a powerful learning experience has a profound impact on Anna. This moving, timeless tale is perfectly illustrated with luminous, glowing paintings.

"With humor and understanding, Lorbiecki writes about a young girl's coming to terms with racial differences." -- The Horn Book Guide

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Recommended Age 4 - 8
Author Marybeth Lorbiecki
Illustrator Wendy Popp
ISBN 0140565345
Publication Date Nov 29, 2000
Publisher Puffin
Language English