"The Skin on My Chin" is a fun rhyming picture book, for children ages 2 to 8, written as a tool for parents and teachers to answer questions and guide continued conversations about skin color, melanin, ancestry, diversity, race, stereotypes and prejudice.
“Engaging in conversations with young children about diversity is an important part of children understanding the world around them,” author Michelle Chalmers advises.
The author aims to foster an awareness of the importance of teaching children the benefits of diversity and of being a global citizen. Guiding children through understanding similarities and differences of people can be rewarding and can enable children to live richer lives.
This is the first children's book for Michelle Chalmers, who lives in Wellesley, Massachusetts with her husband and two sons. Michelle received a BSW from Wheelock College in Boston, an MSW from San Diego State University and is currently completing a graduate certificate in Diversity, Social Justice and Inclusion, at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.
You can find Chalmers’ first children’s picture book, The Skin on My Chin at Wellesley Books, Amazon.com and www.createspace.com/4150904