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I Love the Skin I'm In

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Ruby, a curious little girl, engages the reader in a wonderful dialog with her mother. I Love the Skin I'm In!, uniquely expresses rhythmic responses to curious questions about skin color. The book creates a beautiful rainbow of harmonious expressions of tolerance, self acceptance and love of oneself. It is a simplified way of explaining to children that regardless of skin ...more
Hardcover, 1st, 32 pages
Published June 20th 2012 by Mom Publishing
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Urs
Feb 19, 2016 Urs rated it it was amazing

Love the skin you are in! Amen! :D This is perfectly delightful! :)
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Emily Purdy
Oct 30, 2016 Emily Purdy rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: young readers
This book is such a cute way to introduce the difference of race to little kids. Ruby, the main character, goes through this story and harmonizes how being different is not bad its good. We're all unique in our own way and Ruby really emphasizes that you should love your skin no matter who you are.

The illustrations in I Love the Skin Im In really come to life through the bold and vibrant emotions shown on rubys face. This is a super realistic book that has faded edges that make the story come to
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Alia Sheya
Dec 09, 2015 Alia Sheya rated it liked it
Shelves: multicultural
I Love the Skin I'm In by Mayma Paphael Illustrated by Hailey Cryan is a picture book for young children about a black girl named Ruby. Ruby in a rhythmic way answers all the books questions with "I love the skin I'm in!" this book is a great tool for parents and teachers to educate children on diversity and skin color. There are many moment in the book that are about self love, acceptance and tolerance. I loved the meaning and lesson plan you can make for this book. The Illustrations are ...more
Majura
Jul 21, 2012 Majura rated it it was amazing
This is a great children's book, that teaches children about skin color and appreciating all children, despite their looks. I definitely is a refreshing take on skin color and tolerance, and love of oneself.
Diego Caldera
Jul 30, 2016 Diego Caldera rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It was good.

All I can say is that it was a nice and heartwarming book.
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