The Shade of Cocoa by Marquista B

A Beautiful Book that Sensitively Explores the Range of Black Skin Tones

The Shade of Cocoa by Marquita B | Book Review 

The Shade of Cocoa is a culturally rich book that takes young readers on a captivating journey that celebrates diversity and self-acceptance.

This story introduces us to Cocoa, a young girl who is learning to embrace her identity and see the beauty in her skin colour. 

Through Coca's journey, young readers learn about the many diferent shades of black skin. Ths story subtly conveys the fact that every shade of black is beautiful, and celebrating the rich tapestry of melanin in our world.


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