I Love My Hair! (Paperback)

By Natasha Anastasia Tarpley, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 9780316523752, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2001

Other Editions of This Title:
Board book (3/7/2017)
Hardcover (1/1/1998)
Board book (12/29/2020)

List Price: 8.99*
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Description

A modern classic, this whimsical story has been celebrating the beauty of African-American hair for 20 years!

In this imaginative, evocative story, a girl named Keyana discovers the beauty and magic of her special hair, encouraging black children to be proud of their heritage and enhancing self-confidence.


I Love My Hair! has been a staple in African-American picture books for 20 years, and now has a fresh, updated cover that shines on the shelves!


About the Author

Natasha Anastasia Tarpley is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and numerous other awards. She is also the author of I Love My Hair! She currently resides in Illinois.


Praise For I Love My Hair!

"A very special book about self-acceptance."—School Library Journal

"A celebration of African-American identity....Lewis's watercolors are masterful."—Booklist

"A gracefully told story....Author and artist impart a reassuring message about the importance of appreciating who they are."—Publishers Weekly

"Wonderful....[A] sweet story of learning to love yourself without compromise."—Chicago Tribune