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The Colors of Us by Karen Katz
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The Colors of Us (edition 2002)

by Karen Katz, Karen Katz (Illustrator)

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Title:The Colors of Us
Authors:Karen Katz
Other authors:Karen Katz (Illustrator)
Info:Square Fish (2002), Edition: Reprint, Paperback, 32 pages
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Tags:diversity, ethnicity, feelings, race, Sun Bear Room, Principle 2, Principle 3, yellow, orange, Be kind in all you do, We're free to learn together

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Lena wants to draw a picture of herself and uses a brown shade for her skin. After walking in the neighborhood she realizes brown comes in different shades. ( )
  Danielle_Rojas | Nov 26, 2018 |
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.
  keiry.lopez | Nov 6, 2018 |
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  kaetlynsandoval | Nov 6, 2018 |
A seven year old girl, Lena, and her mother describe their friends with colors that surround their environment. It shows how different each person can be.
(Ages 3 and up)
  mwassick | Nov 1, 2018 |
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.
  reassist | Nov 1, 2018 |
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To all the kids in the world,
especially my beautiful daughter, Lena,
and to my mom,
for believing the artist in me

Special thanks to Laura
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My name is Lena, and I am seven.
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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.

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