Dear America Color Me Dark Patricia C. McKissack HB A Scholastic, Inc. Book. The diary of Nellie Lee Love, the great migration North. Some people are so color struck. They think being light-skinned is better than being dark! Mama says that's nonsense and I think so, too. I love it when Mamma tells about her grandmother, Lizzie Palmer. She was a slave. HB no DJ and has214 pages.DJ: None, Covers: Very Good+/tiny tiny marks, Pages: Near New. Owners name inside/looks like it had a pocket removed from rear inside cover.