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Wanda
by Sihle-isipho Nontshokweni

Publication Date: Mar 01, 2021
List Price: $17.95
Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
Classification: Fiction
Target Age Group: Picture Book
ISBN13: 9781623718640
Imprint: Crocodile Books
Publisher: Interlink Pub Group Inc
Parent Company: Interlink Pub Group Inc
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Hardcover Description:

An empowering picture book from South Africa about a young girl who overcomes endless teasingSkipping Stones Honor Award Winner 2021 Meet Wanda, with her beautiful head full of hair. She is brave and strong, but she’s unhappy because of the endless teasing by the boys at school for her "thorn bush" and "thunderstorm cloud." Through Grandma Makhulu’s hair secrets and stories she finds the courage to face her fears and learn to appreciate that her hair is a crown "not a burden " and it is something to be proud of. This book is about identity and beauty, celebrating how cultural pride is learned and passed on over generations.