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All the Colors of the Race: Poems

Title

All the Colors of the Race: Poems

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

Topic

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

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Recommended Literature: Kindergarten through Grade Twelve,2002 California Department of Education
Jane Addams Children's Book Award, 1983 Special Recognition United States
Coretta Scott King Book Award, 1983 Honor Book United States

Keywords

families; race awareness; poetry

Diversity Impact

direct

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