Illustrated by Shane W. Evans
A little boy is teased by three other boys in his neighborhood. Timmy, Johnny and Mark question why is his skin darker than theirs? Why is his hair not straight? The little boy begins to feel bad about himself because he is different. He goes home and tells his mother what happened. She explains being different is not bad. In fact it's good. She tells him how she sees him and how special he is. She brings him a mirror and tells him to always love what he sees. He believes his mother and realizes his friends may not know everything.
Photographs by Donyell Kennedy-McCullough
Pinkett Smith pens a poem dedicated to the beauty and strength of women and young girls. Photographs of females of all ages, race and ethnic backgrounds are included. Pinkett Smith is also featured with her daughter. The book speaks to why it's special to be girl and the bond of sisterhood we share with each other A girl of any age will enjoy reading this book.
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