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Can I Touch Your Hair? : Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship - (Hardcover)

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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 experiences 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.

Number of Pages: 39
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Friendship
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Lerner Pub Group
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Irene Latham & Charles Waters
Language: English
Street Date: January 1, 2018
TCIN: 53125223
UPC: 9781512404425
Item Number (DPCI): 248-54-8015
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