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Brown

By Diondra K. Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Beautiful depiction of a family's colorful shades of love.

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In this perfectly illustrated ode to a family's love and interconnectedness, diversity is acknowledged in a special way. Brown gives children of color the opportunity see a reflection of themselves and their family members on the pages. The author includes several similes that facilitate creative thinking and categorization skills for young readers. The watercolor and crayon drawings bring a sense of familiarity and warmth to the pages. The beautiful nature of the color brown is equated to "many shades of love."

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