Jump at the Sun
Racial Diversity; Multiracial; skin color; different races
The skin I'm in is just a covering. It cannot tell my story. The skin I'm in is just a covering. If you want to know who I am you have got to come inside and open your heart way wide. Celebrating all that makes us unique and different, Skin Again offers new ways to talk about race and identity. Race matters, but only so much, what's most important is who we are on the inside.
Best Children's Books of the Year,2004 Bank Street College of Education; Choices,2005 Cooperative Children s Book Center; Never Too Old: Picture Books to Share with Older Children and Teens,2014 Cooperative Children s Book Center; Reading to Understand: Children's Books to Use with Comprehension Strategies,2010 Cooperative Children s Book Center; School Library Journal Book Review Stars, September,2004 Cahners; Thickskinned, Thinskinned, The Skin I m In: Books about Bullying, Teasing, Relational Aggression and School Violence,2013 Cooperative Children s Book Center; Red Clover Award, 2005-2006; Nominee Vermont
identity; race; race awareness; toleration
Hooks, Bell, "Skin Again" (2004). DIVerse Families. 530.