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It's Okay To Be Different

Title

It's Okay To Be Different

Authors

Todd Parr

Illustrator

Todd Parr

Publisher

Brown Books for Young Readers

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2001

ISBN

9780316666039

Genre

fantasy

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Multiracial; mixed race; adopted child

Annotation

Illustrations and brief text describe all kinds of differences that are "okay," such as "It's Okay to be a different color," "It's Okay to need some help," "It's Okay to be adopted," and "It's Okay to have a Different nose."

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

multiple

Main Character

multiple

Diversity Impact

indirect

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Awards

Books About Relationships and Community-Building, 2002 Los Angeles' 100 Best Books, 2001

Keywords

self-esteem; individuality; blind

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

It's Okay To Be Different

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