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Can I touch your hair? : poems of race, mistakes, and friendship

Author: Irene Latham; Charles Waters; Sean Qualls; Selina Alko
Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Irene 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.
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Genre/Form: Didactic poetry
Juvenile works
Poetry
Juvenile poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Latham, Irene.
Can I touch your hair?
Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, 2018
(DLC) 2017006279
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irene Latham; Charles Waters; Sean Qualls; Selina Alko
ISBN: 9781512404425 151240442X
OCLC Number: 1020149539
Description: 39 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The 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.
Responsibility: Irene Latham & Charles Waters ; illustrated by Sean Qualls & Selina Alko.

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Irene 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.

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