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I Color Myself Different

I Color Myself Different by Colin Kaepernick (Author), Eric Wilkerson (Illustrator)


An inspiring story of identity and self-esteem from celebrated athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick.


When Colin Kaepernick was five years old, he was given a simple school assignment: draw a picture of yourself and your family. What young Colin does next with his brown crayon changes his whole world and worldview, providing a valuable lesson on embracing and celebrating his Black identity through the power of radical self-love and knowing your inherent worth.


I Color Myself Differentis a joyful ode to Black and Brown lives based on real events in young Colin's life that is perfect for every reader's bookshelf. It's a story of self-discovery, staying true to one's self, and advocating for change... even when you're very little!

I Color Myself Different

SKU: 9781338789621
  • April 5, 2022
  • Scholastic Inc.
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