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A Taste of Colored Water

Illustrated by Matt Faulkner
LIST PRICE $18.99

About The Book

A fascinating look at civil rights through a child’s eyes from the illustrator of the bestselling book, Thank You, Sarah!.

A poignant picture book which takes place in the civil rights era and focuses on two children who, in their innocence about the things around them, mistake “colored” in a colored water sign for something wonderful.

About The Author

Matt Faulkner is an acclaimed illustrator who has written and illustrated more than thirty books, including Gaijin: American Prisoner of War, which won the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association Literature Award. He is married to author and children’s librarian, Kris Remenar. Visit him at MattFaulkner.com.

About The Illustrator

Matt Faulkner is an acclaimed illustrator who has written and illustrated more than thirty books, including Gaijin: American Prisoner of War, which won the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association Literature Award. He is married to author and children’s librarian, Kris Remenar. Visit him at MattFaulkner.com.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (January 8, 2008)
  • Length: 48 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781416916291
  • Grades: 1 - 3
  • Ages: 6 - 8

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Awards and Honors

  • Storytelling World Award
  • NYPL 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
  • Comstock Read Aloud Book Award Honor Title (MN)

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