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Colorblind : a story of racism / written by Johnathan Harris ; art by Donald Hudson and Garry Leach ; colors by Fahriza Kamaputra ; lettering by Tyler Smith for Comicraft.

Colorblind : a story of racism

Harris, Johnathan, author. (Author).
Hudson, Don (Illustrator), artist. (Added Author).
Leach, Garry, artist. (Added Author).
Kamaputra, Fahriza, colorist. (Added Author).
Smith, Tyler, letterer. (Added Author).

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    0 current holds with 3 total copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main Teen Graphic Novel Harris (Text) 31307023860085 New Available -
Ottawa Hills Teen Graphic Novel Harris (Text) 31307023860093 New Available -
Yankee Clipper Teen Graphic Novel Harris (Text) 31307023860077 New Checked out 08/13/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 1947378120
  • ISBN: 9781947378124
  • Physical Description: 95 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Los Angeles, Zuiker Press, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A graphic novel"--Cover.
Includes an excerpt of Imperfect by Dounya Awada (pages 87-95).
Summary, etc.:
"Johnathan Harris is fifteen, and lives in Long Beach, California, where he loves playing soccer with his friends, and listening to their favorite rapper, Snoop Dogg, a Long Beach native. His mom, dad, and three brothers are tight, but one of the most influential family members for Johnathan is his Uncle Russell, a convict in prison, serving fifteen years to life . . . Uncle Russell taught Johnathan from a very young age to see people from the perspective of their cultures, and not just their skin color. He imbued a pride of his ancestry and cautioned against letting hatred into his heart. But when Johnathan was just eight years old, something happened that filled him with fear and the very hatred that Uncle Russell had warned him about. What happened to Johnathan made him see that a dream of a colorless world was just that. A dream. That event shook him to his core. Anger grew inside him like a hot coal. Uncle Russell had told him to "throw it away or you will get burned," but Johnathan was young and frightened. He was having a hard time forgiving, much less forgetting. Colorblind is Johnathan's story of confronting his own racism and overcoming it. It is a story of hope and optimism that all, young and old, should heed.
Subject: Harris, Johnathan > Comic books, strips, etc.
African Americans > Biography > Comic books, strips, etc.
Racism > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Autobiographical comics.
Nonfiction comics.
Graphic novels.

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