Crowning Glory by Brenda Joysmith (Illustrator) Joyce Carol Thomas

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With these joyous poems, Nationa Book Award and American Book Award winning author Joyce Carol Thomas lovingly celebrates the beauty and distinction of African-American hair. Thomas' lyrical language shares what is special about hair that is dreadlocked, braided, adorned, or worn free.

About Brenda Joysmith (Illustrator) Joyce Carol Thomas

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Joyce Carol Thomas is an internationally renowned author who received the National Book Award for her first novel, "Marked By Fire", and a Coretta Scott King Honor for her first picture book, "Brown Honey In Broomwheat Tea". Her other titles include "I Have Heard Of A Land", a Coretta Scott King Honor Book; "The Gospel Cinderella"; "cCrowning Glory"; "Gingerbread Days"; and "A Gathering Of Flowers". Ms. Thomas lives in Berkeley, California.
Published May 28, 2002 by Joanna Cotler Books. 32 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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"Good Hair" celebrates everyone's titular crowning glory " 'What is good hair?'/ I ask my daddy/ And Mama answers, 'Why, it's understood,/ Sister, if it's on your head it's good!' " Readers will want this handsomely designed volume not only for its hair-apparent emphasis but also for the ways i...

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