Just Like a Mama by Alice Faye Duncan; illustrated by Charnelle Pinkney Barlow. 2020. Watercolor, gouache, colored pencil and gel pen. Published by Simon & Schuster.
Brief summary: Carol lives with Mama Rose who is just like a mama. In the absence of Carol’s biological parents, Mama Rose takes care of Carol by feeding her, teaching her how to ride a bike, and disciplines her when she decides not to follow the rules. Mama Rose loves Carol just like a mama.
Comments: “A Note From the Author” is in the back.