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A young girl learns the best way to care for her hair to keep it beautiful and healthy is to treat it like a garden.
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By McKissack, Patricia; Illustrated by Cabrera, Cozbi A.
This collection of poems that tell the story of the quilt-making community in Gee s Bend, Alabama, is now available as a Dragonfly paperback. For generations, the women of Gee s Bend have made quilts to keep a family warm, as a pastime accompanied by sharing and singing, or to me...morialize loved ones. Today, the same quilts hang on museum walls as modern masterpieces of color and design. Inspired by these quilts and the women who made them, award-winning author Patricia C. McKissack traveled to Alabama to learn their stories. The lyrical rite-of-passage narrative that is the result of her journey seamlessly weaves together the familial, cultural, spiritual, and historical strands of life in this community.Read more
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By Grimes, Nikki; Illustrated by Cabrera, Cozbi A.
What makes you thankful? A book? Weekends? Your family? How do you say thanks? With a flower? With a chocolate bar? With a surprise? In sixteen extraordinary poems that range in form from a haiku to a rebus to a riddle, Nikki Grimes reminds us how wonderful it is to feel thankful..., and how powerful a simple thank you can be.Read more
By McKissack, Patricia C.; Illustrated by Cabrera, Cozbi A.
For use in schools and libraries only. For a hundred years, generations of women from Gees Bend have quilted together, sharing stories, trading recipes, singing hymns all the while stitchin and pullin thread through cloth. Every day Baby Girl listens, watches, and waits, until sh...e's called to sit at the quilting frame.Read more
By Cabrera, Cozbi; Illustrated by Cabrera, Cozbi A.
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