by Camille Yarbrough, Illustrated by Carole Byard
- A Top 10 Book in the “Girl’s Hair Books” Category
- A Top 130 African-American Children’s Book
- Coretta Scott King Award Winning Book 1980
Publication Date: Jan 27, 1997
List Price: $6.99 (store prices may vary)
Page Count: 48
Imprint: Puffin Books
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann and Pearson PLC
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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