Magnificent Homespun Brown: A Celebration

Samara Cole Doyon (Author) Kaylani Juanita (Illustrator)
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School Library Journal Starred Review

"The definition of brown joy. THESE are the normalizations in stories that we need, unadulterated Black and Brown joy full of self-esteem and confidence..." the tiny activist

Told by a succession of exuberant young narrators, Magnificent Homespun Brown is a story -- a song, a poem, a celebration -- about feeling at home in one's own beloved skin.

Product Details

Price
$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
Tilbury House Publishers
Publish Date
January 07, 2020
Pages
32
Dimensions
9.4 X 0.4 X 10.1 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780884487975

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About the Author

Samara Cole Doyon is both a second-generation Haitian American and a deeply rooted Mainer, with half of the roots of her family tree reaching generations deep into the soil of the Pine Tree State. She is a freelance writer, teacher, wife, and mother. She has been a regular contributor at Black Girl In Maine Media and has been featured in the "Deep Water" poetry column of the Portland Press Herald.
Kaylani Juanita's mission as an artist is to support the stories of the underrepresented and create new ways for people to imagine themselves. Her work has appeared at the Society of Illustrators and the BBC website, and she is the illustrator of the picture books Ta-Da! and winner of the ALA Stonewall Book Award for When Aidan Became a Brother. She lives in the Bay Area in California. Look for her online at kaylanijuanita.com and @kaylanijuanita on Twitter and Instagram.

Reviews

Celebration of community and belonging. - Starred Review-- (01/07/2020)
This "celebration" makes magic out of the everyday joys of being in the world. - Starred Review-- (10/27/2019)
Whether this delightful book is a mirror or a window for a child, it is a must-read for its celebration of love for oneself and one's family. - Starred Review-- (01/01/2020)