cover image I Love My Hair!

I Love My Hair!

Natasha Anastasia Tarpley. LB Kids, $6.99 (22pp) ISBN 978-0-316-52558-9

In I Love My Hair by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley, illus. by E.B. Lewis, the narrator loves the nightly ritual of her mother combing her hair (it is ""thick as a forest, soft as cotton candy, and curly as a vine winding upward, reaching the sky."" About the 1998 hardcover, PW said, ""In this gracefully told story, a young African-American heroine celebrates her lovely head of hair as part of her heritage.""