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New Shoes Set In The South During The Time Of Segregation, This Lushly Illustrated Picture Book Brings The Civil Rights Era To Life For Contemporary Readers As Two Young Girls Find An Inventive Way To Foil Jim Crow Laws.When Her Brother S Hand Me Down Shoes Don T Fit, It Is Time For Ella Mae To Get New Ones She Is Ecstatic, But When She And Her Mother Arrive At Mr Johnson S Shoe Store, Her Happiness Quickly Turns To Dejection Ella Mae Is Unable To Try On The Shoes Because Of Her Skin Color Determined To Fight Back, Ella Mae And Her Friend Charlotte Work Tirelessly To Collect And Restore Old Shoes, Wiping, Washing, And Polishing Them To Perfection The Girls Then Have Their Very Own Shoe Sale, Giving The Other African American Members Of Their Community A Place To Buy Shoes Where They Can Be Treated Fairly And Try On All The Shoes They Want.

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  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • New Shoes
  • Susan Lynn Meyer
  • English
  • 26 February 2017
  • 0823425282

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10 thoughts on “New Shoes

  1. says:

    Children s Picture Book Story centers on one of the daily assaults to dignity of the Jim Crow era namely, that those of African ancestry were not allowed to try on shoes in shoe stores before purchasing Two cousins devise a way to both assert their own worth and to be a balm and examp...

  2. says:

    It s the 1950s somewhere in the Jim Crow south and Ella Mae is off to buy new shoes with her mom Normally, Ella Mae s new shoes would have been a pair of her older sisters outgrown shoes, but her feet have grown and she can t wear her sister s hand me down shoes any.Money is counted out and soon Ella Mae and her mom are off to Johnson s shoe store, where they are ignored by the salesman in favor of a white girl and her father who came in after them Eventually the salesman acknowledges them It s the 1950s somewhere in the Jim Crow south and Ella Mae is off to buy new shoes with her mom Normally, Ella Mae s new shoes would have been a pair of her older sisters outgrown shoes, but her feet have grown and she can t wear her sister s hand me down shoes any.Money is counted out and soon Ella Mae and her mom are off to Johnson s shoe store, where they are ignored by the salesman in favor of a white girl and her father who came in after them Eventually the salesman acknowledges them, pointing out where the pencil and paper are so that Ella Mae s mom could draw an outline of her feet Why Because Afric...

  3. says:

    I rarely give a book five stars, but in this case the artwork and the story combine to create something special.During the 1950s, it was tough enough for some families to scrape together the money for new shoes, but to be insulted when it came time to buy them was just too much.In this case, young Ella Mae experiences the hurt a...

  4. says:

    by Andrea Renee CoxI love this story I ve always enjoyed stories about the Civil Rights movement, from Ruby Bridges to Remember the Titans to Pride all movies New Shoes is another favorite in this genre The story is so charming in the way the girls decide to fight back by providing a service others might enjoy rather than complaining about their circumstances or stooping to violence The informational author s note at the back of...

  5. says:

    Very cute story of cousins during segregation and their new shoe goal This picture book shows how even the simplest of acts was discriminated against There are several historical details that can be picked out.

  6. says:

    Ella Mae s excitement about being able to choose brand new shoes is dampened when she realizes that she won t be able to try on those shoes in the store Instead, her mother must trace around her foot so that the clerk can then find the right size shoes for her to wear Since she has watched another girl, a white girl with blonde hair, try on shoes, she experiences perhaps for the first time how unfair and how unjustified prejudices are Rather than wallow in misery over something that she is Ella Mae s excitement about being able to choose brand new shoes is dampened when she realizes that she won t be able to try on those shoes in the store Instead, her mother must trace around her foot so that the clerk can then find the right s...

  7. says:

    While I was looking around the library for a historical fiction book I came across New Shoes by Susan Lynn Meyer Ideally, I would love to teach K 2, but when it comes to historical fiction those grades can have limited books compared to older grades This book is perfect to teach to younger elementary grades and even older grades It goes into segregation in the south during the 1950s on a surface level that allows children to gain an understanding of how things were between white and colored While I was looking around the library for a historical fiction book I came across New Shoes by Susan Lynn Meyer Ideally, I would love to teach K 2, but when it comes to historical fiction those grades can have limited books compared to older grades This book is perfect to teach to younger elementary grades and even older grades It goes into segregation in the south during the 1950s on a surface level that allows children to gain an understanding of how things were between white and colored people during that time period.D...

  8. says:

    Ella Mae s family has a tradition of hand me downs when it comes to shoes and clothing, but when her older sister s hand me down shoes are too tight Ella Mae gets a chance to go shopping for a brand new pair of shoes Ella Mae is surprised to find that she s not able to try on a pair of shoes at the store, even though she watched a little white girl be able to do so Instead, Ella Mae must stand on a piece of paper and have her feet traced and compared to the soles of shoes that look to be her s Ella Mae s family has a tradition of hand me downs when it comes to shoes and clothing, but when her older sister s hand me down shoes are too tight Ella Mae gets a chance to go shopping for a brand new pair of shoes Ella Mae is surprised to find that she s not able to try on a pair of shoes at the store, even though she watched a little white girl be able to do so Instead, Ella Mae must stand on a piece of paper and have her feet traced and compared to the soles of shoes that look to be her size.Ella Mae and her friend discuss this experience at school the next day and hatch a plan to start their own shoe store by performing odd jobs for friends and neighbors All they demand in payment for their services is a nickel and a pair of outgrown shoes Then, they clean up their donations and open it to the public They allow their customers to try on as many pair of shoes as they like and only ask 10 cents and another used pair of shoes as payment.An au...

  9. says:

    Personal stories of injustice help me understand how bigotry seeped into every aspect of life, like polluted air, and how much effort it took not to become resigned In this story, a little girl can t try on shoes at a a shoe store because of her skin color Ella Mae and her cousin Charlotte can t help but feel the sting...

  10. says:

    The author took the tough subject of Jim Crow laws and made a beautiful, believable story No preaching, just a wonderful thoughtful look at life in the southern United States during the mid twentieth century The story doesn t attach a specific date to the narrative, but the characters clothing and a car in the first spread suggests the 1950 s.An author s note on the final page gives historical perspective.Best of all, Ella Mae is an engaging, curious, and proactive character Her solution to The author took the tough subject of Jim Crow laws and made a beautiful, believable story No preaching, just a wonderful thoughtful look at life in the sout...

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