DIVerse Families
 
Black is Brown is Tan

Title

Black is Brown is Tan

Authors

Arnold Adoff

Illustrator

Emily Arnold McCully

Publisher

Harper & Row

Pages

31 pages

Publication Year

1973

ISBN

9780060200831

Genre

realism

Topic

Racial Diversity; Biracial; Interracial; Transracial; biracial child; interracial family; interracial marriage; transracial family

Annotation

Describes in verse a family with a brown-skinned mother, white-skinned father, two children, and their various relatives.

Grade Level

PK-1

Family Formation

interracial family

Main Character

family

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Awards

Poetry Essentials: Selected Books for Children and Teens,2015. Recommended Literature: Kindergarten through Grade Twelve,2002. Books to Read Aloud to Children of All Ages,2003. Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, Supplement,2003. Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition,2006. Choices,2003.

Keywords

stories in rhyme; family life; color of man; families

Item Type

Fiction

Format

poetry

Black is Brown is Tan

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