Black Is Brown Is Tan Arnold Adoff

Black Is Brown Is Tan

Author: Arnold Adoff
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Book Title
Black Is Brown Is Tan
Author
Arnold Adoff
ISBN
9780064436441
Brown-skinned mama, the color of chocolate milk and pumpkin pie. White-skinned daddy, not the color of milk or snow, but light with pinks and tiny tans. And their two children, the beautiful colors of both.For an all-American family, full of joy, warmth, and love, this is the way it is for us / this is the way we areWhen it was first published in 1973, black is brown is tan featured the first interracial family in children's books. Decades later, Arnold Adoff's and Emily Arnold McCully's picture book continues to offer a joyous and loving celebration of all the colors of the race, now newly embellished with bright watercolor paintings that depict a contemporary family of the twenty-first century.And the chorus rings true as ever: black is brown is tanis girl is boyis nose is faceis all the colors of the raceBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Arnold AdoffPublisher: HarperCollinsPublished: 01/06/2004ISBN: 9780064436441Pages: 40Weight: 0.40lbsSize: 10.97h x 8.53w x 0.19dReview Citations: PW Notes and Reprints 02/23/2004 pg. 79Publishers Weekly 02/23/2004Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 30633 / Black Is Brown Is TanReading Level: 2.9 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5

Brown-skinned mama, the color of chocolate milk and pumpkin pie. White-skinned daddy, not the color of milk or snow, but light with pinks and tiny tans. And their two children, the beautiful colors of both.

For an all-American family, full of joy, warmth, and love, this is the way it is for us / this is the way we are

When it was first published in 1973, black is brown is tan featured the first interracial family in children's books. Decades later, Arnold Adoff's and Emily Arnold McCully's picture book continues to offer a joyous and loving celebration of all the colors of the race, now newly embellished with bright watercolor paintings that depict a contemporary family of the twenty-first century.

And the chorus rings true as ever:

black is brown is tan
is girl is boy
is nose is face
is all the colors of the race



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Arnold Adoff
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 01/06/2004
ISBN: 9780064436441
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 10.97h x 8.53w x 0.19d

Review Citations: PW Notes and Reprints 02/23/2004 pg. 79
Publishers Weekly 02/23/2004

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 30633 / Black Is Brown Is Tan
Reading Level: 2.9 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5

Brown-skinned mama, the color of chocolate milk and pumpkin pie. White-skinned daddy, not the color of milk or snow, but light with pinks and tiny tans. And their two children, the beautiful colors of both.

For an all-American family, full of joy, warmth, and love, this is the way it is for us / this is the way we are

When it was first published in 1973, black is brown is tan featured the first interracial family in children's books. Decades later, Arnold Adoff's and Emily Arnold McCully's picture book continues to offer a joyous and loving celebration of all the colors of the race, now newly embellished with bright watercolor paintings that depict a contemporary family of the twenty-first century.

And the chorus rings true as ever:

black is brown is tan
is girl is boy
is nose is face
is all the colors of the race



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Arnold Adoff
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 01/06/2004
ISBN: 9780064436441
Pages: 40
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 10.97h x 8.53w x 0.19d

Review Citations: PW Notes and Reprints 02/23/2004 pg. 79
Publishers Weekly 02/23/2004

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 30633 / Black Is Brown Is Tan
Reading Level: 2.9 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5