Can I touch your hair? poems of race, mistakes, and friendship
|Format:||Kindle Book 2017 2018|
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|Availability:||Available from OverDrive 193 of 194 copies|
SummaryIrene Latham, who is white, and Charles Waters, who is black, present paired poems about topics including family dinners, sports, recess, and much more. This relatable collection explores different experiences of race in America.
ContentsThe poem project: writing partner ; Shoes: shopping with dad ; Hair: strands ; Church: Sunday service Beach day: beach ; The athlete: horseback riding ; Playground: fresh start ; Ghost: geography ; Dinner conversation: best and worst ; Forgiveness: apology ; Officer Brassard: news ; Punishment: punishment ; Sleepover: why aunt Sarah doesn't go downtown after dark ; The n-bomb: piano lessons ; Bedtime reading: author visit ; Quiet time: blooming flower ; Dear Mrs. Vandenberg:
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Race awareness Juvenile poetry
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Friendship Juvenile poetry
Race awareness Juvenile poetry Juvenile literature
Race relations Juvenile poetry Juvenile literature
Friendship Juvenile poetry Juvenile literature
|Publisher|| [Place of publication not identified] :Lerner Publishing Group2017
Qualls, Sean, illustrator.
Alko, Selina, illustrator.
8 and up.
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