DIVerse Families
 
Am I a Color Too?

Title

Am I a Color Too?

Illustrator

Gerald Purnell

Publisher

Illumination Arts

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2005

ISBN

9780974019055

Genre

realism

Topic

Racial Diversity; Biracial; biracial child; skin color

WorldCat Annotation

A young boy whose father is called Black and whose mother is called White wonders if he is a color, too, even as he observes that people around him dream, feel, sing, smile, and dance in every color.

Age Range

K-3

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy to girl / boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Awards

Benjamin Franklin Award, 2006 Winner United States; Christopher Award, 2006 Winner United States; Christopher Award, 2006 Winner United States; Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY, 2006 Finalist United States; National Parenting Publications Award, 2007 Gold Book United States; Wanda G g Book Award, 2006 Honor Book Minnesota

Keywords

stories in rhyme

Item Type

Fiction