The Color Collector
Written by Nicholas Solis
Illustrated by Renia Metallinou
Published by Sleeping Bear Press
The Color Collector is a poignant story about newness, friendship, and common ground. When a boy notices the new girl picking up all manner of debris and litter on their walks home from school he wants to know why. So she shows him the huge mural she’s created in her room that reminds her of the home she left behind. He learns all about where she’s come from and they both find how wonderful it is to make a new friend.
Primary ISBN: 9781534111059
Available As: Hardcover
Picture Book, Age 07 or older
Community Represented: Unspecified (African), Unspecified (Caribbean)
Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, The Arts, Welcoming by Individual
Setting: United States
Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Immigrant
Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience
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