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Hair Story

By NoNieqa Ramos
Illustrated by Keisha Morris

A celebration of natural Black and Latinx hair, written in rhythmic, rhyming verse.

With rhythmic, rhyming verse, this picture book follows a Boriqua girl and a Black girl from birth through early childhood, culminating in a play date that is a celebration of natural hair for both the girls and their mothers.

  • Intersectional look at natural hair that stands out from other picture books focused on only Black hair
  • #ownvoices
  • Story takes place in a distinctly urban setting

About the author

NoNieqa Ramos grew up in the Bronx, where she started her own publishing company and sold books for twenty-five cents until the nuns shut her down. A frequent foster parent, NoNieqa lives in Ashburn, Virginia, with her family.

About the illustrator

Keisha Morris is a freelance writer and illustrator for picture books. She earned her BFA at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York and currently lives in Maryland.

ISBN: 9781541579163
Imprint: Carolrhoda Books – Lerner Publishing Group
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: November 3, 2021
Dimensions: 248 x 248mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $32.99
New Zealand RRP: $35.99
Stock Level: Not Yet Published

Last updated on 30/05/21 at 23:37:41
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