Joshua's Masai Mask

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Dakari Hru
Illustrator(s):
Anna Rich
Age Group:
6-10
Publisher:
Lee & Low Books
ISBN:
978-1880000328
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

Fearing that his classmates will ridicule his playing the kalimba in the school talent show, Joshua, an African-American boy, uses a magical Masai mask to transform himself into different people before realizing that his own identity is one of value.

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