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Nappy
     

Nappy

by Charisse Carney-Nunes, Ann Marie Williams (Illustrator)
 

With a powerful message about  heritage and self-esteem, this is a humorous and delightfully illustrated picture book that weaves together hair and history to celebrate African American culture for young girls. Through accessible and inspirational lyrical prose, the book serves as an essential educational tool for parents, teachers, and older children. Also

Overview

With a powerful message about  heritage and self-esteem, this is a humorous and delightfully illustrated picture book that weaves together hair and history to celebrate African American culture for young girls. Through accessible and inspirational lyrical prose, the book serves as an essential educational tool for parents, teachers, and older children. Also included alongside original sketches are biographies of the historical African American female icons celebrated within the story, such as Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Rosa Parks, and Zora Neale Hurston.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780974814216
Publisher:
Brand Nu Words
Publication date:
04/15/2006
Pages:
24
Sales rank:
1,328,964
Product dimensions:
8.24(w) x 10.26(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range:
5 - 7 Years

Meet the Author

Charisse Carney-Nunes (Washington, DC), mother of two, is the author of Nappy and Songs of a Sistermom. Inspired by Langston Hughes, this former Lincoln University poet laureate is a Harvard Law graduate and a co-founder of Sistermoms, Inc. Ann Marie Williams (Illustrator) is the winner of the 2006 Cherry Blossom Festival Art Competition and an award-winning fine artist residing in Reston, VA.

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