Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children

Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children

Green eyed, blue eyed, amber eyed children with innocent and engaging smiles, peer out at us from their places on these pages as we explore the wonder of all the shades that black can be. This is a celebration of blackness whether it's a creamy vanilla shade or an onyx gleam. Every shade of black is just right and every child is beautiful. A book to help children accept themselves and each other regardless of their hue.

40 pages                                      978-0439148924                                   Ages 4-8

Keywords:  diversity, diverse books, African American, African American author, multicultural, identity, race, acceptance, identity, self acceptance, empowerment, encouragement, pride, emotional intelligence, Character Building, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, self image, self respect, being yourself, believing in yourself, being included, belonging


The best-selling picture book is now available as a board book.

I am Black / I am Unique / I am the creamy white frost in vanilla ice cream / and the milky smooth brown in a chocolate bar... Using simple poetic language and stunning photographs, Sandra and Myles Pinkney have created a remarkable book of affirmation for African-American children. Photographic portraits and striking ---from the publisher

24 pages                   978-0439802512                          Ages 2-4

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