The Colors Of Us

byKaren KatzIllustratorKaren Katz

August 31, 1999|
The Colors Of Us by Karen Katz
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A positive and affirming look at skin color, from an artist''s perspective.

Seven-year-old Lena is going to paint a picture of herself. She wants to use brown paint for her skin. But when she and her mother take a walk through the neighborhood, Lena learns that brown comes in many different shades.

Through the eyes of a little girl who begins to see her familiar world in a new way, this book celebrates the differences and similarities that connect all people.

Karen Katz created The Colors of Us for her daughter, Lena, whom she and her husband adopted from Guatemala six years ago.

Karen Katz has written and illustrated many books for children, including Can You Say Peace, My First Ramadan, Counting Kisses and Where is Baby''s Belly Button. Long inspired by folk art from around the world, she was inspired to write her first book, Over the Moon, when she and her husband adopted their daughter from Guatemala, and s...
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Title:The Colors Of Us
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:32 pages, 10.36 X 8.24 X 0.35 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 10.36 X 8.24 X 0.35 in
Published:August 31, 1999
Publisher:Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780805058642

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