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 Brown baby lullaby
 Author: Brown, Tameka Fryer

 Publisher:  Farrar Straus Giroux (2020)

 Dewey: 811
 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: [32] p., col. ill., 21 x 25 cm

 BTSB No: 158068 ISBN: 9780374307523
 Ages: 2-6 Grades: K-1

 Infants -- Poetry
 Family life -- Poetry
 Latinos (U.S.) -- Fiction
 Bedtime -- Fiction

Price: $21.38

An illustrated lullaby featuring a busy, independent, beloved brown baby being prepared for bedtime.

 Illustrator: Ford, AG
Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: 2.90
   Points: .5   Quiz: 511791

   Kirkus Reviews (+) (11/15/19)
   Booklist (12/15/19)
 The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (00/01/20)
 The Hornbook (00/03/20)

Full Text Reviews:

Booklist - 12/15/2019 Fans of Minfong Ho’s Hush! A Thai Lullaby (1996) and Alice Duncan’s Honey Baby Sugar Child (2005) will love the way the parents of the child in this book go through the day with an active toddler. Watching this young brown-skinned child crawl through the house, make a mess during mealtime, and splash water in the tub promotes a universal message of the challenges all parents have when raising a kid. Infused with positive messaging and phrases in Spanish, this picture book helps ensure that children in the early grades have culturally diverse books to read. Brown and Ford make an outstanding team, drawing together realistic illustrations, gentle words, and beautiful phrases often uttered by parents to communicate love and acceptance to their children. Parents, caregivers, and preschool teachers will find this book a relatable bed- or naptime read-aloud that can be paired with Nikki Grimes’ Bedtime for Sweet Creatures (2020) if little ones need just one more story. - Copyright 2019 Booklist.

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