PINK: A WOMEN’S MARCH STORY BY VIRGINIA ZIMMERMAN
Picture books can be used in variety of ways in the literacy classroom and well-known author and educator Pernille Ripp believes,
- Picture books give us a common language.
- Picture books can teach us complex matters in a simple way.
- Picture books can make us feel successful when we have lost our way.
- Picture books relieve stress.
- Picture books can make us believe that we can read well.
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Knowing that picture books can provide all these positives in the classroom, please take a moment to check out Pink A Women’s March Story by Virginia Zimmerman and illustrated by Mary Newell DePalma. Told from the prospective of a young girl name Lina, the story provides the reader context and history for the January 2021 Washington D.C. Women’s March. Lina learns that one small person can become part of a much wider and larger movement and that no one is ever too small to make a difference.
Beyond the lessons of perseverance and personal growth, readers will learn about taking a stand for one’s beliefs and that we all have a role to play in our democracy. Pink A Women’s March Story provides common language, makes a complex issue understandable, and is accessible for readers. To learn more about the authors and Pink A Women’s March Story click here.