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Grandpa, Is Everything Black Bad?

Title

Grandpa, Is Everything Black Bad?

Illustrator

Lela Kometiani

Publisher

Culture Coop.

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

1998

ISBN

9780964465503

Genre

realism

Topic

Culture/Ethnicity; Biculutural; bicultural child

Annotation

An illustrated story of an African American boy who comes to appreciate his dark skin by learning about his African heritage from his grandfather.

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Awards

Skipping Stones Honor Award, 1999 Winner United States

Keywords

race identity; self-perception; skin color

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Grandpa, Is Everything Black Bad?

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