Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children (Board Books)

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By Sandra L. Pinkney, Myles C. Pinkney (Photographer)
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The best-selling picture book is now available as a board book.
I am Black / I am Unique / I am the creamy white frost in vanilla ice cream / and the milky smooth brown in a chocolate bar...
Using simple poetic language and stunning photographs, Sandra and Myles Pinkney have created a remarkable book of affirmation for African-American children. Photographic portraits and striking descriptions of varied skin tones, hair texture, and eye color convey a strong sense of pride in a unique heritage. A joyous celebration of the rich diversity among African-Americans.

Praise For…


The beauty of African-American chidren is celebrated in this joyous picture book.
School Library Journal



Indeed, there are many shades of black, and they are beautifuly exemplified in this photo album that depicts the varied palette that makes up black skin.
Booklist



This bold, beautifully photographed book should be a first choice for most libraries and will be especially popular during Black History Month.
Kirkus

Product Details
ISBN: 9780439802512
ISBN-10: 0439802512
Publisher: Cartwheel Books
Publication Date: January 1st, 2006
Pages: 24
Language: English