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