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Kids Connection: Story Time – The Colors of Us

Story and illustrations by Karen Katz

NBCUniversal Media, LLC

Thank you to Macmillan Children's Publishing Group for permission to read The Colors of Us!

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Karen Katz is a children’s book author and illustrator from New York. Karen has always been interested in folk art from around the world. Before becoming a full time author and illustrator, she worked as a costume designer, quiltmaker, fabric artist and graphic designer.

Karen and her husband adopted her daughter from Guatemala, which inspired Karen to write her first book, Over the Moon.

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Featured Books:

The Colors of Us Through the eyes of a little girl who begins to see her familiar world in a new way, this book celebrates the differences and similarities that connect all people. Click to purchase the Colors of Us!

Over the Moon This is a magical, reassuring story of one adoptive family’s beginnings, told in words and pictures that are just right for the youngest child—an ideal story to share with families everywhere. Click to purchase Over the Moon!

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