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Tan to Tamarind: Poems About the Color Brown

Title

Tan to Tamarind: Poems About the Color Brown

Illustrator

Jamel Akib

Publisher

Children's Book Press

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9780892392278

Pages

30 pages

Genre

realism

Format

poetry; picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Poems in celebration of brown skin color.

Grade Level

K-3, 3-5

Diversity Topics

Racial Diversity; Multiracial; multiracial community

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Family Formation

mulitple

Awards

Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature, 2010, Commended Title
Asian Pacific American Award for Literature, 2009-2010, Honorable Mention, Picture Book
Children's Catalog Supplement to Nineteenth Edition, 2009

Keywords

brown; colors; human skin color; nature; animals; seasons; imagery

Diversity Impact

direct

Tan to Tamarind: Poems About the Color Brown


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