Daniel and his mother look out their window at the smoky night below. There are looters on the street, fires in the distance. Daniel clutches his cat, Jasmine. But later, when they're forced to leave their apartment building, Jasmine can't be found.
Mrs. Kim's cat is missing, too. Where are they? They can't be with each other. Those cats don't get along...
"Smoky Night" is a story about cats - and people - who couldn't get along until a night of rioting brings them together.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing
A young boy and his mother are caught up in the chaos and fear of an inner-city riot in this moving picture-book from author Eve Bunting and illustrator David Diaz. Watching from their apartment ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
A clear and important lesson. I hope we can all learn from it. However, I don't know if it truly speaks to inner-city children like the MC, or if suburban/rural children will be able to realize that the lesson applies to them, also. Read full review