A Girl Like Me (Library Binding)

By Angela Johnson, Nina Crews (Illustrator)

Millbrook Press, 9781541557772, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 4, 2020

List Price: 19.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


"Once I dreamed I swam / the ocean / and saw everything deep, cool / and was part of the waves. / I swam on by the people / onshore / hollering, / 'A girl like you needs to / stay out of the water / and be dry / like everyone else.'"

Empower young readers to embrace their individuality, reject societal limitations, and follow their dreams. This inspiring picture book brings together a poem by acclaimed author Angela Johnson and Nina Crews's distinctive photocollage illustrations to celebrate girls of color.