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Black Is Brown Is Tan

Average rating
4.2 out of 5
Based on 27 Ratings and 27 Reviews

Book Description
Originally published in 1973, Black Is Brown Is Tan was the first children's book to feature an interracial family. In this 21st-century version, with new, sunlight-drenched watercolors, Mom is still "a tasty tan and coffee pumpkin pie / with dark brown eyes and almond ears," and Daddy is "light with pinks and tiny tans / dark hair growing on my arms / that darken in the summer sun / brown ey... More
Book Information
PublisherPerfection Learning
BindingHardcover (20 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
ISBN-100780710606
ISBN-13978-0780710603
Publication Date01/01/2004
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About Arnold Adoff (Author) : Arnold Adoff is a published author, compiler, and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Arnold Adoff include Black Is Brown Is Tan.
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About Emily Arnold McCully (Illustrator) : Emily Arnold McCully is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Emily Arnold McCully include Mirette on the High Wire (Unabridged), School, Manjiro:... more
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12/27/2008 Kimiko Vannoy said: The first of it's kind, a true pioneer!
tags: I recommend, I read, Inspired me

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