Take home this book which gives a positive look at skin color, from the perspective of an artist.
Lena, who is 7, wants to paint a self portrait. The color she wants to use for her skin is brown. But after a walk around the neighborhood she realizes that there are many different kinds of brown coloring in the world.
This book celebrates the differences and similarities that connect all people from the perspective of a little girl.
Karen Katz created this book for her daughter whom she and her husband adopted from Guatemala and named Lena.
Publisher : Square Fish; First edition (October 1, 2002)
Language : English
Paperback : 32 pages
ISBN-10 : 0805071636
ISBN-13 : 978-0805071634
Reading age : 4 - 8 years
Dimensions : 7.99 x 0.1 x 9.96 inches