Lovely by Jess Hong
Big, small, curly, straight, loud, quiet, smooth, wrinkly. Lovely explores a world of differences that all add up to the same thing: we are all lovely!
Skin Again by Bell Hooks
The skin I’m in is just a covering. It cannot tell my story. The skin I’m in is just a covering. If you want to know who I am, you have got to come inside and open your heart way wide. Celebrating all that makes us unique and different, [this book] offers new ways to talk about race and identity. Race matters, but only so much– what’s most important is who we are on the inside. Looking beyond skin, going straight to the heart, we find in each other the treasures stored down deep. Learning to cherish those treasures, to be all we imagine ourselves to be, makes us free.
What’s the Difference? Being DIfferent is Amazing by Doyin Richards
Photographs and simple text celebrate friendship, diversity, and acceptance
Yo Soy Muslim by Mark Gonzales
A lyrical celebration of multiculturalism as a parent shares with a child the value of their heritage and why it should be a source of pride, even when others disagree.
Love the World by Todd Parr
Whether looking at one’s own nose and toes, helping others, or exploring the world, there is always something to love.
The Skin You Live In by Michael Tyler
Rhyming text and illustrations celebrate being content with the skin in which one lives, whatever that skin might be