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Can i touch your hair? [electronic resource] : Poems of race, mistakes, and friendship. Irene Latham.

Latham, Irene. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781512408881 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9781512472158 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource

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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 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.
Target Audience Note:
Text Difficulty 3
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
4.6 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note:
Electronic reproduction. Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books ®, 2018. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 6544 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Juvenile Nonfiction.
Language Arts.
Sociology.
Genre: Electronic books.

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