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Submitted by: Christine Turner, Atascocita
• Pre-school
The colors of us by:Karen Katz
Seven-year-old Lena and her mother observe the variations in the color of their friends' skin, viewed in terms of foods and things found in nature.
Black, white, just right! by:Marguerite W. Davol
A girl explains how her parents are different in color, tastes in art and food, and pet preferences, and how she herself is different too but just right.
Skin again by:Bell Hooks
Celebrating all that makes us unique and different, Skin Again offers new ways to talk about race and identity.
The skin you live in by:Michael Tyler
Shows all the things you can do in your skin.
"You look ridiculous," said the rhinoceros to the hippopotamus by:Bernard Waber
A hippopotamus walks through the forest, growing increasingly depressed as one animal after another confesses that she looks ridiculous because she lacks a horn like a rhinoceros.
A bad case of stripes by:David Shannon
In order to ensure her popularity, Camilla Cream always does what is expected, until the day arrives when she no longer recognizes herself.
For Pete's sake by:Ellen Stoll Walsh
Pete, an alligator who thinks that he is a flamingo, worries when he begins to notice the differences between him and his flamingo friends.
The ugly duckling by: by Hans Christian Andersen ; adapted by Susan Blackaby
An ugly duckling spends an unhappy year excluded by the other animals before he grows into a beautiful swan.