BROWN LIKE ME by Noelle Lamperti (New Victoria Publishers, 1999)

A simple, charming text, illustrated in photographs, guides young readers through this concept book reflecting an African-American child adopted by a white family. Child’s point of view with forward by Dr. Jacqueline Wallen, Associate Professor, Department of Family Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, whose own children are “brown” and adopted. Ages 4-up.