I Color Myself Different

i color myself different

An inspiring story of identity and self-esteem from celebrated athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick.

When Colin Kaepernick was five years old, he was given a simple school assignment: draw a picture of yourself and your family. What young Colin does next with his brown crayon changes his whole world and worldview, providing a valuable lesson on embracing and celebrating his Black identity through the power of radical self-love and knowing your inherent worth.

I Color Myself Differentis a joyful ode to Black and Brown lives based on real events in young Colin's life that is perfect for every reader's bookshelf. It's a story of self-discovery, staying true to one's self, and advocating for change... even when you're very little!---from the publisher

Keywords:  identity, African American and Black nonfiction, self esteem, self acceptance, athlete, social activist, Social Emotional Learning SEL,  4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, African American author, diversity, diverse books

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