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Our Skin: A First Conversation About Race by Megan Madison and Jessica Ralli
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May 25, 2021 | ISBN 9780593519394

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“This accessibly written, adroit primer prompts the youngest readers to consider how skin tone relates to race and ethnicity, societal treatment, and justice. An ideal conversation starter for any child.” – Publishers Weekly (STARRED REVIEW)

“This timely book is essential for all collections.” – School Library Connection (STARRED REVIEW)

“An accessible, important addition to any anti-racist bookshelf.” – Kirkus (STARRED REVIEW)

“Children and adults can come together over this book, which takes apart the meanings of race and skin color at the foundational level. It’s a stepping stone on the path to understanding what it means to be human, with cheerful art and easy language.” —School Library Journal (STARRED REVIEW)

“[This] is the book we’ve been waiting for! Ralli, Madison, and Roxas did an incredible thing: they explained race and racism to young children, [and] also provided guidance to the adults who will read it to children.” – Social Justice Books

“If there were ever a concept that was difficult to break down into terms accessible to young children, it is the concept of race, so adults will welcome Our Skin for its ability to just that.” –Booklist

“Introducing concepts such as race and gender to children as young as two invites them to begin developing their own questions and thoughts about those concepts, allowing them to start having these conversations early.”—The Root

American Library Association NOTABLE BOOK (2022)

National Council of Teachers of English NOTABLE SOCIAL STUDIES BOOK (2022)

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Association for Library Service to Children Reading List Pick (2022)

Wisconsin State Recommended Book

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