Mixed Me! by Diggs
Mom and Dad say I'm a blend of dark and light:
"We mixed you perfectly, and got you just right."
Here, finally, is an upbeat, honest look at the experience of a mixed-race child, based on the author's and artist's experiences.
Kids love to touch Mike's hair. They sometimes ask him to choose "sides" between hanging out with black kids or white kids. But Mike just wants to be . . . Mike!
Sure to be a staple in schools and in family libraries, here's a book that's fun to read aloud and to look at, by a dynamic team who knows first-hand that mixed-race kids need to see themselves in books.