The Skin I’m In: A First Look at Racism by Pat Thomas encourages kids to accept, and be comfortable with, differences of skin color and other racial characteristics among their friends and in themselves.
Racial discrimination is cruel, especially so to younger children. A First Look At Racism is easy to understand for younger children. This children’s book explores emotional issues, and discusses the questions such difficulties invariably raise among kids of preschool through early school age. Written in simple, direct language that makes sense to younger kids.
Pat Thomas, the author of The Skin I’m In is a psychotherapist and child counselor. You will love how this book promotes positive interaction among children, parents, and teachers. Features a guide for parents on how to use the book, a glossary, suggested additional reading, and a list of resources.
Attractive full-color illustrations by Lesley Harker on every page. Ages 4 to 7. ISBN 9780764124594.