Book jacket image for I’m From by Gary R. Gray  Jr.

Balzer + Bray



I’m From

I’m From is a buoyant story of everyday love and frustrations that will comfort readers who just want to be valued for who they are.

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Review of ‘I’m From’

A young unnamed Black boy wakes up on an ordinary school day with a smile on his face, eager to enjoy his favorite breakfast: “pan-fried bologna, homemade pancakes, strawberry jam.” He hugs his dog, endures a raucous school bus ride and settles in at school. But his unremarkable day is disrupted by insensitive, likely routine…

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