Whitewash Ntozake Shange (Author), Michael Sporn (Illustrator) Based on an actual incident, this book tells the story
of a young African-American girl who is distressed when
a gang of white boys attacks her and her brother on their
way home from school and spray-paints her face white.
Told from the perspective of the young target of the attack, the story shows how she begins to recover from the incident through grieving and the support of her family and friends. [Grade Level: 2 - 5]