“It didn't seem to bother my granddaddy, though. He said, 'Patience, son. Takes patience to get what you've got coming to you!' “
I would use this book in my classroom because it tells a story about the battle that blacks faced and it would help all of my students understand diversity and the struggles that many people faced in the past. It's an easy story to comprehend and listen to although the moral of the story is a large subject that can be emotional.