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All the Colors of the Race

Title

All the Colors of the Race

Authors

Arnold Adoff

Illustrator

John Steptoe

Publisher

HarperCollins Publishers

Publication Year

1992

ISBN

9780688114961

Pages

56 pages

Genre

realism

Format

poetry

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A collection of poems written from the point of view of a child with a black mother and a white father.

Grade Level

6-8

Diversity Topics

Racial Diversity; Biracial; Interracial biracial child; interracial marriage; interracial family; interracial parents

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Coretta Scott King Book Award, 1983, Honor Book, Illustrator
Jane Addams Children's Book Award, 1983, Special Recognition

Keywords

race awareness; feelings; perception; heritage; identity

Diversity Impact

direct

All the Colors of the Race


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