The colors of us
by Katz, Karen,
|Format:||Print Book 1999|
|Availability:||Available at 19 Libraries 21 of 25 copies|
A positive and affirming look at skin color, from an artist's perspective.
Seven-year-old Lena is going to paint a picture of herself. She wants to use brown paint for her skin. But when she and her mother take a walk through the neighborhood, Lena learns that brown comes in many different shades.
Through the eyes of a little girl who begins to see her familiar world in a new way, this book celebrates the differences and similarities that connect all people.
Karen Katz created The Colors of Us for her daughter, Lena, whom she and her husband adopted from Guatemala six years ago.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
Human skin color
-- Juvenile fiction.
Racially mixed people -- Juvenile fiction.
Racially mixed people -- Fiction.
|Publisher|| New York :Henry Holt and Company,1999
|Edition||First Square Fish edition.|
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm