Book details

Macmillan Children's Book

The Colors of Us

Author: Karen Katz; illustrations by Karen Katz

The Colors of Us

The Colors of Us

$7.99

About This Book

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...

Page Count
32
On Sale
10/01/2002

Book Details

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.

Imprint Publisher

Square Fish

ISBN

9780805071634

In The News

“Bold illustrations celebrate diversity with a child's open-hearted sensibility and a mother's love.” —Kirkus Reviews

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The Colors of Us

The Colors of Us

$7.99