ERIC Number: EJ594638
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Roots That Go beyond Big Hair and a Bad Hair Day: "Nappy Hair" Pieces.
Lester, Neal A.
Children's Literature in Education, v30 n3 p171-83 Sep 1999
Discusses the controversy surrounding the picture book "Nappy Hair," by Carolivia Herron. Considers the uproar that developed when a white teacher read this book to her black students. Raises fundamental questions about race, voice, and authority. Addresses these issues and adds the author's own views. (SC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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