Cornrows

People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Camille Yarbrough
Illustrator(s):
Carole Byard
Age Group:
4-8
Publisher:
Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers
ISBN:
978-0698114364
Year:
People, Identity & Culture

This book describes how the hairstyle of cornrows, a symbol in Africa since ancient times, can today in America  symbolize courage, cultural and ethnic pride for African-Americans.

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