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Magnificent Homespun Brown
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Magnificent Homespun Brown
A Celebration
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This exploration of the natural world and family bonds through the eyes of a young mixed-race narrator is a living, breathing, dazzlingly multi-faceted, exuberant masterpiece, firmly grounded in her...
This exploration of the natural world and family bonds through the eyes of a young mixed-race narrator is a living, breathing, dazzlingly multi-faceted, exuberant masterpiece, firmly grounded in her...
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  • This exploration of the natural world and family bonds through the eyes of a young mixed-race narrator is a living, breathing, dazzlingly multi-faceted, exuberant masterpiece, firmly grounded in her sense of self-worth and belonging. If Walt Whitman were reborn as a vibrant young woman of color, this is the book he might write. America, we hear you singing! Samara Cole Doyon sings a carol for the plenitude that surrounds us and the self each of us is meant to inhabit.

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  • Samara Cole Doyon is a freelance writer, teacher, wife, and mother as well as a regular contributor at Black Girl in Maine Media. Both a second-generation Haitian American and a deeply rooted Mainer, her poetry has been featured in the poetry column of the Portland Press Herald.

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  • AudioFile Magazine Chrystal Bethell's warm voice perfectly matches the rich language of this poetic celebration of the color brown in nature and in a brown-skinned girl's sense of self-worth and belonging. In a repeating pattern, lyrical text describes a different shade of brown in different natural environments (amber, cozy, thundering, etc.), connecting it with a part of the girl's body or family. An upbeat, new melody for each new type of brown both enlivens the vibrant imagery and helps listeners differentiate the sections. Sound effects of thunder, waves lapping, and wind swirling enhance the atmosphere of each description. Bethell's sincere narration of the author's note reflects the author's personal commitment to inspiring children to connect with nature and their communities. S.C. � AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine

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