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Doyon, Samara Cole

Summary: Joyful young narrators celebrate feeling at home in one's own skin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tilbury House Publishers 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DOY

Walter, Laura Maylene

Summary: "From debut novelist Laura Maylene Walter, a bold and dazzling exploration of fate and female agency in a world very similar to our own--except that the markings on women's bodies reveal the future"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

West, Joma

Summary: "In Joma West's Face, Margaret Atwood meets Kazuo Ishiguro in this sci-fi domestic drama that reimagines race and class in a genetically engineered society fed by performative fame. How much is your Face worth? Schuyler and Madeleine Burroughs have the perfect Face-rich and powerful enough to assure their dominance in society. But in SchAddie's household, cracks are beginning to appear....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tordotcom 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Banker, Ashok

Summary: "I am brown. I am beautiful. I am perfect. I designed this computer. I ran this race. I won this prize. I wrote this book. A joyful celebration of the skin you're in--of being brown, of being amazing, of being you" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lantana Publishing Ltd., UK 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAN

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Depicts families of different colors and orientations as they play at a park, swim, and celebrate at a block party.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

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Williams, Alicia

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Genesis tries again and again to lighten her black skin, thinking it is the root of her family's troubles, before discovering reasons to love herself as is.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WIL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC WIL

Hamid, Mohsin

4 holds on 6 copies

Summary: "From the internationally bestselling author of Exit West, a story of love, loss, and rediscovery in a time of unsettling change. One morning, a man wakes up to find himself transformed. Overnight, Anders's skin has turned dark, and the reflection in the mirror seems a stranger to him. At first he shares his secret only with Oona, an old friend turned new lover. Soon, reports of similar events...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2022

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HAM

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Forman, Ruth

Summary: "This simple, playful and elegant board book stars a young boy who joyfully celebrates his dark skin with a bright moon at the end of a perfect day"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2021

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James, Nancy Johnson

Summary: In this loving ode to the color brown, a boy describes the many beautiful hues of his family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cameron Kids 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JAM

Adoff, Arnold.

Summary: Describes in verse a family with a brown-skinned mother, white-skinned father, two children, and their various relatives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ADO

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