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Mixed Blessing: A Children's Book About a Multi-Racial Family

Title

Mixed Blessing: A Children's Book About a Multi-Racial Family

Authors

Marsha Cosman

Illustrator

Kyra Kendall

Publisher

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Pages

26 pages

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9781480250529

Genre

realism

Topic

Racial Diversity; Multiracial; multiracial family; mixed race child

Annotation

A young son discovers he does not have exactly the same skin colour as either parent. He questions this revelation and his parents explain using animals during a visit to the zoo. A candid look at children of mixed race and multiculturalism learning about their identity for the first time through a colourful illustrative story.

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Keywords

zoo; skin color; questions; identity

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Mixed Blessing: A Children's Book About a Multi-Racial Family

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