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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback and activist Colin Kaepernick announced on his Twitter earlier this month that he is writing a children’s book in partnership with Scholastic.

His first children’s book entitled I Color Myself Different, is set to release on April 5, 2022  and is part of a multi-book publishing deal Kaepernick struck with the company.

The 40-page book, geared toward ages four through eight, will be illustrated by Eric Wilkerson, and explores a specific childhood memory in Kaepernick’s young life when, at five years old, he realized he appeared differently than his white adopted family members. The picture book is described by Scholastic as “a joyful ode to Black and Brown lives based on real events in young Colin’s life.”