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Ahmad's Market: Voices Leveled Library Readers

21 minutes


Highlights presents Ahmad's Market written by Tamera Bryant. Ahmad's Market is one of Demetriana's favorite neighborhood places until the market is vandalized, resulting in broken windows and mean words painted on the front of the store. Afterward Mr. Ahmad bars kids from entering the store without their parents until Demetriana helps him realize it is unfair to punish everyone for the actions of a few. In the end, Demetriana and others in the community come together to help Mr. Ahmad clean up the damage to the store and paint over the mean words with a beautiful mural that celebrates diversity.

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