Friday, March 12, 2010

The Colors of Us

I am joining in with Feed me Books Friday
over at The Adventure of Motherhood 

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 The Colors of Us
by Karen Katz

This is a great book that my children LOVE!  It follows the story of a little girl, Lena, and her mother walking through their neighborhood visiting all their neighborhood friends.

The mom points out how everyone has a different color.
And Lena comes home and colors them all…
Chocolate, peachy, coffee, toffee, cinnamon butterscotch!


I like this book especially at the preschool age when children are starting to realize that not everyone looks like them.

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6 comments:

  1. I like the one about crayons too that only want to work with their color but decide to work together instead. I think it's called the crayon box. Anyway, great review!

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  2. I love the innocence of little kids - I'll have to look for this book! Thanks for sharing! :)

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  3. I will have to keep this book in mind as my boys get older. Some things are just easier to teach through books, kids seem to absorb it differently.

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  4. this book sounds so sweet. since hunter has a cousin from china and ethiopia, this would be great to have! thanks for passing it on... i love learning about good books.

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  5. What a great way to teach and celebrate diversity!

    Would you email me more about your relationship or contact at Shepherd Press. I would like to learn more about giving away their books like you suggested. Thanks!

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