Suburban Mosaic

A Taste of Colored Water

By Matt Faulkner

Grades 1 – 2 Title

Discussion Questions
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  1. Why do you think there were separate drinking fountains for African-Americans in many U.S. states?
  2. Did you know about the hardships that African-Americans have faced before reading this story?  Give an example that you know about.
  3. How would you feel if you were told you had to drink from a different water fountain?