Why Am I Me?
Why Am I Me?

Why Am I Me?

Illustrated by Selina Alko and Sean Qualls
4 - 8
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Aug 29, 2017
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Presented as a thoughtful, poetic exchange between two characters – who don’t realize they are thinking and asking the very same questions – this beautiful celebration of our humanity and diversity invites readers of all ages to imagine a world where there is no you or me, only we. If the first step toward healing the world is to build bridges of empathy and celebrate rather than discriminate, Why Am I Me? helps foster a much-needed sense of connection, compassion, and love.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    August 29, 2017
    Scholastic Press
    Text Details
    The text and display type were set in Two Fingers Bodoni.
    Illustration Details
    The art was created using acrylic paint, colored pencil and collage.
    Page Count
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    Lexile® Level
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    Est. ATOS® Book Level

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