Synopses & Reviews
A modern classic, this whimsical story has been celebrating the beauty of African-American hair for 20 years!
In this imaginative, evocative story, a girl named Keyana discovers the beauty and magic of her special hair, encouraging black children to be proud of their heritage and enhancing self-confidence.
"Wonderful....[A] sweet story of learning to love yourself without compromise." Chicago Tribune
"A gracefully told story....Author and artist impart a reassuring message about the importance of appreciating who they are." Publishers Weekly
"A celebration of African-American identity....Lewis's watercolors are masterful." Booklist
About the Author
Natasha Anastasia Tarpley is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and numerous other awards. She is also the author of I Love My Hair! She currently resides in Illinois.