Penned by the very first Crayon Activist, Bellen Woodard, this picture book will tug at readers' heartstrings and inspire them to make a difference!
When Bellen Woodard’s classmates referred to "the skin-color” crayon, in a school and classroom she had always loved, she knew just how important it was that everyone understood that “skin can be any number of beautiful colors.” This stunning picture book spreads Bellen’s message of inclusivity, empowerment, and the importance of inspiring the next generation of leaders. Bellen created the More Than Peach Project and crayons with every single kid in mind to transform the crayon industry and grow the way we see our world. And Bellen has done just that!
This moving book includes back matter about becoming a leader and improving your community just like Bellen. Her wisdom and self- confidence are sure to encourage any young reader looking to use their voice to make even great spaces better!---from the publisher
40 pages 978-1338809275 Ages 5-8
Keywords: social activist, skin color, accepting others, acceptance, inclusivity, inspiration, African American author, belonging, being included, Social Emotional Learning SEL, African American and Black stories, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, role of the individual, power of the individual