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Happy With My Nappy

Everyone's hair is different and good, and one girl shares all the things that delight her about her nappy curls. It stretches! It's springy! It twirls and loops and hoops! But that's nothing compared to all the amazing things she can do with it to express her every mood and style. It is truly unique. Just like her! Part of the Own Voices, Own Stories collection.

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On pre-order until 04/15/2023 $18.99 $18.99
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 1
Dewey E
Lexile 490L
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level L
Language English
Publisher Sleeping Bear Press
Available Formats Hardcover (9781534111929), PDF (9781668918593), Hosted ebook (9781668918654)
Copyright 2023
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 9 x 11
Graphics Full-color illustrations

Author: Gina Jarrell

Gina Jarrell is an author, artist, and mother of three. Happy With My Nappy is the experience of a little girl being allowed to embrace what’s hers—an experience Gina didn’t have until adulthood. She lives near Memphis, Tennessee.

Illustrator: Lhaiza Morena

Lhaiza Morena is a Brazilian artist who is on a mission to represent black characters in children’s books, helping young black readers love themselves, their hair, and their skin. She lives in Salvador, Bahia.

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Full-color illustrations