The Colors of Us
Henry Holt and Co.
Seven-year-old Lena and her mother observe the variations in the color of their friends' skin, viewed in terms of foods and things found in nature.
Racial Diversity; Multiracial; different races
mother and father
Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 13th Edition,2002 National Council of Teachers of English
Best Children's Books of the Year,2000 Bank Street College of Education
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People,2000 National Council for the Social Studies NCSS
Recommended Picture Books Featuring Interracial Families,2011 Cooperative Children s Book Center
human skin color; racially mixed children; walk; neighborhood
Katz, Karen, "The Colors of Us" (1999). Diverse Families. 635.