Part detective, part organizer, Alejandria discovers the power of community in order to save her neighborhood
A children’s book that aims to challenge dominant narratives about land, housing, and development through the lens of those who are often most impacted by displacement but least heard: young people.
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For elementary, middle, and secondary school educators.
For families and community organizers.
Resources and information for reporters and publishers.
Free printable coloring pages.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
‟ For those communities on the frontlines of these issues, this is a book to encourage the youngest community members to use their voices. ‟
‟ We recommend this book to help young people learn about the devastating impact of gentrification and how to fight back. ‟
‟ 'Alejandria Fights Back!/ ¡La Lucha de Alejandria!' was featured on Social Justice Books’ New Books List as one of the best multicultural and social justice books for children, young adults, and educators. ‟
‟ At the center of Ale’s tale stands an intergenerational trio of mothers and daughters of color—Tita, Mami, and Ale– A clear, vivid testament to the power of community and family. Simply inspiring. ‟
‟ The book tells the story of a community that wants to stay together — that feels they have the right to live where they want to live. ‟
‟ Filled with delicate yet powerful watercolor illustrations, this is an accessible bilingual read-aloud about a 9-year-old girl fighting for her home. ‟
‟ This bilingual tale incorporates realistic events into a story that will resonate with modern readers. ‟