Your Own Kind of Beautiful! is the first book in the Walking with Grace Series. The book introduces us to the family and best friend of seven year old Daisy, who is a beautiful African American girl experiencing confusion in defining the difference between true beauty and physical beauty. The book is a phenomenal tool that can be used to boost self-esteem and self-worth in girls cross culturally. Your Own Kind of Beautiful! is a great conversation starter; ideal for the talks that all mothers should have with their daughters as they begin to navigate the often bumpy road to self discovery. As a classroom tool it promotes cultural awareness by giving the readers a glance into friendships that span across cultures; encouraging diverse friendships, and genuine kindness. Written in a fun poetic style, Your Own Kind of Beautiful is a celebration of loving the skin we are in!
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As a mother of twin girls who still rock afros and puffs, Your Own Kind of Beautiful undeniably speaks to my heart. As a therapist, I'm confident that Your Own Kind of Beautiful will be a welcomed addition to my bookshelf and list of resources used to boost self-esteem and self-worth in girls cross culturally. Tamara Bogan, Licensed Psychotherapist
I just adore this book. I love the theme and the way it speaks to the little black girl who is my daughter, my niece, and even in me as an adult. A great book, every woman of color should read with her daughter over and over again. It's a written celebration of loving the skin we're in. Alisha Thomas Cromartie, Executive Director, Rena Thomas Foundation, Former Georgia House Representative
I love the book and the girl with the fluffy, shiny hair! Her hair looks just like mine! Journey Mann, age 6
I love the book. The little girl had a ponytail just like me! She looked just like me and she was beautiful. Isabella Kearse, age 4