by Camille Yarbrough, Illustrated by Carole Byard
- A Top 10 Book in the “Girl’s Hair Books” Category
- A Top 150 African-American Children’s Book
- Coretta Scott King Award Winning Book 1980
Publication Date: Jan 27, 1997
Format: Paperback, 48 pages
Target Age Group: Picture Book
Imprint: Puffin Books
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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Every design has a name and means something in the powerful past and present richness of the Black tradition.
Mama’s and Great-Grammaw’s gentle fingers weave the design, and their lulling voices weave the tale, as they braid their children’s hair into the striking cornrow patterns of Africa.
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