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Grandpa, Is Everything Black Bad?

Title

Grandpa, Is Everything Black Bad?

Illustrator

Lela Kometiani

Publisher

Culture Coop.

Publication Year

1998

ISBN

9780964465503

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

Culture/Ethnicity; Bicultural; bicultural child; cultural heritage

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Skipping Stones Honor Award, 1999 Winner United States

Keywords

skin color; African history; word association; connotation; black

Diversity Impact

direct

Grandpa, Is Everything Black Bad?

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