Jump at the Sun
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.
Racial Diversity; Multiracial; skin color; different races; multiracial characters
Southern Book Prize, 2018, Long List, Juvenile Book
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2004 Ages 5 to 9
Choices, 2005 Picture Books for School-Age Children
Never Too Old: Picture Books to Share with Older Children and Teens, 2014
Challenges and Change: Stories of Politics, Identity, and Understanding
Reading to Understand: Children's Books to Use with Comprehension Strategies, 2010 Synthesizing
School Library Journal Book Review Stars, 2004
Thickskinned, Thinskinned, The Skin I'm In: Books about Bullying, Teasing, Relational Aggression and School Violence, 2013 Being Different (PK - 3)
identity; race; race awareness; tolerance; rhyming; understanding; empathy
Hooks, Bell, "Skin Again" (2004). Diverse Families. 530.