Hairs/Pelitos

People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Sandra Cisneros
Age Group:
3-8
Publisher:
Dragonfly Books
ISBN:
978-0679890072
Year:
People, Identity & Culture

In this bilingual picture book, a girl describes how each person in her family has a different hair type. She describes how their hair feels, looks and smells. The various hair types in this family, ranging from stiff to silky to sweet smelling, show the diversity among us.

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Harbor Me

Jacqueline Woodson

It all starts when six young people have to meet for a weekly chat--by themselves, with no adults to listen in. There, in the room they soon dub the ARTT Room (short for "A Room to Talk"), they discover it's safe to talk about what's bothering them.

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