The Colors In My Garden is a color-illustrated story about a boy approximately five years of age and his awareness of the concepts same and different, especially as they relate to his family. Zachary, a bright and precocious young man is beginning to express very negative feelings to his mother and grandmother about his appearance and how other people are making him feel. Thanks to his grandmother listening to his concerns and giving him quality time. Zachary discovers for himself that we're all special and that our differences add to the unique people we are. Zachary also learns we blend together to make a beautiful picture.