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 Louis helps Ajani fight racism (Helper hounds)
 Author: Rivadeneira, Caryn Dahlstrand

 Publisher:  Red Chair Press (2022)

 Classification: Fiction
 Physical Description: 63 p., ill., 20 cm

 BTSB No: 757225 ISBN: 9781643710860
 Ages: 6-9 Grades: 1-4

 Dogs -- Fiction
 Racially mixed families -- Fiction
 Racism -- Fiction

Price: $19.08

Ajani loves having a dad from Denmark and a mom from Jamaica. Ajani speaks three languages and gets to spend summers with his grandparents in the coolest places. But when a classmate overhears dark-skinned Ajani speaking Danish, the boy makes a hurtful, racist comment. Ajani is crushed. Until a chance encounter with Louis the Helper Hound helps Ajani feel proud of his heritage and helps him and his classmates fight racism.

 Illustrator: Alpaugh, Priscilla

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