Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems Of Race, Mistakes, And Friendship
Two poets, one white and one black, explore race and childhood in this must-have collection tailored to provoke thought and conversation.How can Irene and Charles work together on their fifth grade poetry project? They don't know each other . . . and they're not sure they want to. Irene Latham, who is white, and Charles Waters, who is black, use this fictional setup to delve into different experie...
Age Range: 8 - 12 years
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Library Binding: 40 pages
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books (January 1, 2018)
Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 0.6 x 10.1 inches
Amazon Rank: 109194
Format: PDF ePub djvu book
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“Sometimes kids (and adults) need books to help us build empathy and understanding, and to see that we are more the same than we are different as people. We all want new shoes, a friend to play with on the playground, to be forgiven, to understand the...”
ces of race in a relatable way, exploring such topics as hair, hobbies, and family dinners. Accompanied by artwork from acclaimed illustrators Sean Qualls and Selina Alko (of The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage), this remarkable collaboration invites readers of all ages to join the dialogue by putting their own words to their experiences.