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The long and the short of it : a tale about hair

Author: Barbara Meyers; Lydia Criss Mays; Shennen Bersani
Publisher: Atlanta : American Cancer Society, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With colorful illustrations and a comforting message, this picture book follows the parallel stories of two young girls who are having problems with their hair. One wants to grow her hair longer, while the other, who has lost her hair during cancer treatment, would just like to have it back. Their friendship leads them to a new understanding of hair loss and the act of giving, and teaches them about courage,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mays, Lydia Criss.
Long and the Short of It : A Tale About Hair.
Chicago : American Cancer Society, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Meyers; Lydia Criss Mays; Shennen Bersani
ISBN: 9781604430660 1604430664 9781604430653 1604430656 9781604430646 1604430648
OCLC Number: 754582786
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : color illustrations
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Reading and Discussion Guide for Adults; Critical Thinking Activities for Children; About the Girls; About the Authors; About the Illustrator; Other Books for Children from the American Cancer Society; Back Cover.
Responsibility: by Barbara Meyers & Lydia Criss Mays ; illustrated by Shennen Bersani.

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With colorful illustrations and a comforting message, this picture book follows the parallel stories of two young girls who are having problems with their hair. One wants to grow her hair longer, while the other, who has lost her hair during cancer treatment, would just like to have it back. Their friendship leads them to a new understanding of hair loss and the act of giving, and teaches them about courage, generosity, and pride. A helpful reading and discussion guide for parents and a list of fun, related learning activities for kids are also included.

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