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Author Latham, Irene, author.

Title Can I touch your hair? : poems of race, mistakes, and friendship / Irene Latham & Charles Waters ; illustrated by Sean Qualls & Selina Alko.

Publication Info. Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [2018]
©2018

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 Avon Free Public Library - Children's Department  J 811.6 LATHAM    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Children's Department  J811.6 LAT    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Children's Department  J 811 LATHAM    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Children's Department  J 811 LATHAM    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Children's Department  J811 L    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 811.6 LATHAM c.2  Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 811.6 LATHAM c.3  Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 811.6 LATHAM    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Children's Department  J 811.6 LATHAM    DUE 11-15-21
 Marlborough, Richmond Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 811.6 LATHAM    Check Shelf

Description 39 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Audience Ages 8 and up.
Summary 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.
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.
Subject Race awareness -- Juvenile poetry.
Race relations -- Juvenile poetry.
Friendship -- Juvenile poetry.
Race awareness -- Juvenile poetry -- Juvenile literature.
Race relations -- Juvenile poetry -- Juvenile literature.
Friendship -- Juvenile poetry -- Juvenile literature.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Social Topics -- Friendship.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Poetry -- General.
Friendship. (OCoLC)fst00935174
Race awareness. (OCoLC)fst01086455
Race relations. (OCoLC)fst01086509
Genre/Form Didactic poetry. (OCoLC)fst01726585
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Poetry. (OCoLC)fst01423828
Didactic poetry.
Juvenile works.
Poetry.
Juvenile works.
Poetry.
Didactic poetry.
Added Author Waters, Charles, 1973- author.
Qualls, Sean, illustrator.
Alko, Selina, illustrator.
Other Form: Online version: Latham, Irene. Can I touch your hair? Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, 2018 9781512408881 (DLC) 2017006279
ISBN 9781512404425 (library binding ; alkaline paper)
151240442X (library binding ; alkaline paper)
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