I Color Myself Different

I Color Myself Different

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An inspiring story of identity and self-esteem from celebrated
athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick.
When Colin Kaepernick was five years old, he was given a simple
school assignment: draw a picture of yourself and your
family. What young Colin does next with his brown
crayon changes his whole world and worldview,
providing a valuable lesson on embracing and celebrating
his Black identity through the power of radical
self-love and knowing your inherent worth.

I Color Myself Different is a joyful
ode to Black and Brown lives based on real events in young Colin's
life that is perfect for every reader's bookshelf. It's a story
of self-discovery, staying true to one's self and advocating for
change ... even when you're very little!

Colin in Black and White is now a major six-part NETFLIX

Written by athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick

Includes full-colour illustrations by Eric Wilkerson.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 237 x 234 x 11mm | 410g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1338789627
  • 9781338789621
  • 2,109,008

About Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick is a professional Super Bowl quarterback who fights oppression globally. He founded the Know Your Rights Camps to advance the liberation and well-being of Black and Brown people through education, self-empowerment, mass-mobilization, and the creation of new systems that elevate the next generation of change leaders. In 2019, he founded Kaepernick Publishing to elevate a new generation of writers and creators through the development and publication of meaningful works of all genres with the focus of amplifying diverse views and voices. I Color Myself Different, a New York Times bestseller, is his first book for children. KaepernickPublishing.com

ERIC WILKERSON is an award-winning illustrator and conceptual artist who has created many sci-fi, fantasy, and middle grade book covers. A graduate of the School of Visual Arts, he teaches illustration at CG Spectrum, while also focusing on painting people of color having out-of-this-world adventures. Eric lives in Northern Virginia and this is his first picture book. Visit his website at ericwilkersonart.com.
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169 ratings
4.28 out of 5 stars
5 46% (77)
4 38% (64)
3 15% (26)
2 1% (2)
1 0% (0)
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