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The Resource The black book of colors, by Menena Cottin and Rosana Faraia ; translated by Elisa Amado

The black book of colors, by Menena Cottin and Rosana Faraia ; translated by Elisa Amado

Label
The black book of colors
Title
The black book of colors
Statement of responsibility
by Menena Cottin and Rosana Faraia ; translated by Elisa Amado
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
This title invites readers to imagine living without sight through remarkable illustrations done with raised lines and descriptions of colors based on imagery. Braille letters accompany the illustrations and a full Braille alphabet offers sighted readers help reading along with their fingers
Member of
Summary
In a story where the text appears in white letters on a black background, as well as in braille, and the illustrations are also raised on a black surface, Thomas describes how he recognizes different colors using various senses
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2008
  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books: 2008
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2008.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
266387
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cottin, Menena
Dewey number
535.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 520L
  • Decoding demand: 50 (medium)
  • Semantic demand: 31 (low)
  • Syntactic demand: 97 (very high)
  • Structure demand: 75 (high)
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
LG
LC call number
QC495.5
LC item number
.C6813 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 520
  • 520
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 8
Reading level
2.6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Faraia, Rosana
  • Amado, Elisa
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Colors
  • Touch
  • Color
  • Touch
Target audience
preschool
Label
The black book of colors, by Menena Cottin and Rosana Faraia ; translated by Elisa Amado
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
705778
Dimensions
18 x 29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780888998736
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780888998736
  • (OCoLC)173248592
Label
The black book of colors, by Menena Cottin and Rosana Faraia ; translated by Elisa Amado
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
705778
Dimensions
18 x 29 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780888998736
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780888998736
  • (OCoLC)173248592

Library Locations

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