Am I a Color, Too?

Am I a Color, Too?

Heidi Cole & Nancy Vogl (authors), Gerald Purnell (illustrator)

Publisher: Illumination Arts ISBN: 9780974019055

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A young interracial boy wonders why people are labeled by the color of their skin. Realizing that people dream, feel, sing, smile and dance, regardless of their color, he asks, “Am I a color, too?” Gerald Purnell's powerful art brings this simple poem vibrantly to life.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Character Education Cultural/Diversity Family Picture Books Poetry Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 6-8
2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Language Arts
English (US)
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