We won’t reveal the ending, but we recommend this book to help young people learn about the devastating impact of gentrification and how to fight back.
Filled with delicate yet powerful watercolor illustrations, this is an accessible bilingual read-aloud about a 9-year-old girl fighting for her home.
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.
"Alejandria Fights Back!’ 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!"
“Alejandria Fights Back! is a book written so that young people can understand that they have agency and that they can use their voices to lead and fight back”
“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.”