For the sixth grade students in Ms. Mélange’s class, Friday is the best day of the week. Because that’s the day Ms. Mélange takes them on a new adventure through world history, exploring the past and how it reflects our present.
In this delightful history book, Ms. Melange takes her students through the tumultuous, often ignored origins and cultural impact of Haiti. Tackling their fight of independence and the country’s struggles thereafter, Fridays with Ms. Melange provides a nuanced, thoughtful look at history that celebrates Haiti’s unique culture and diverse heritage.
Fridays with Ms. Melange: Haiti is the first in author Jenny Delacruz’s fantastic new series blending history and culture with a clever, kid-friendly twist. Meanwhile, illustrations from Danko Herrera celebrate diversity and cultural identity on each page. These books are designed to help young students explore their world and learn critical thinking skills when encountering new concepts and vocabulary notes.
Learn about Haiti’s rich culture and past along with Ms. Melange’s class in a brand-new series exploring diversity and adversity throughout history.
By Jenny Delacruz. Paperback. 24 pages. Published by Cobbs Creek Publishing, 2019.