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If Dominican Were a Color
Contributor(s): Recio, Sili (Author), McCarthy, Brianna (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 1534461795     ISBN-13: 9781534461796
Publisher: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f
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Binding Type: Hardcover
Published: September 2020
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - Caribbean & Latin America
- Juvenile Fiction | Diversity & Multicultural
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - United States - African-american
Dewey: E
LCCN: 2019029355
Age Level: 4-7
Grade Level: Preschool-2
Lexile Measure: 640
Physical Information: 0.5" H x 8.2" W x 11.2" (0.90 lbs) 32 pages
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Publisher Description:
The colors of Hispaniola burst into life in this striking, evocative debut picture book that celebrates the joy of being Dominican.

If Dominican were a color, it would be the sunset in the sky, blazing red and burning bright.
If Dominican were a color, it'd be the roar of the ocean in the deep of the night,
With the moon beaming down rays of sheer delight.

The palette of the Dominican Republic is exuberant and unlimited. Maiz comes up amarillo, the blue-black of dreams washes over sandy shores, and people's skin can be the shade of cinnamon in cocoa or of mahogany. This exuberantly colorful, softly rhyming picture book is a gentle reminder that a nation's hues are as wide as nature itself.

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