My Hair is a Garden

Book cover for My Hair is a Garden by Cozbi A Cabrera

Cozbi A. Cabrera


Cozbi A. Cabrera

Book Summary

After a day of being taunted by classmates about her unruly hair, Mackenzie can’t take any more and she seeks guidance from her wise and comforting neighbor, Miss Tillie. Using the beautiful garden in the backyard as a metaphor, Miss Tillie shows Mackenzie that maintaining healthy hair is not a chore nor is it something to fear. Most importantly, Mackenzie learns that natural black hair is beautiful.

Hair, Self-esteem, Black girls, Natural hair, Self-love, Black, Girls

Age Range
Ages 4 to 8 (grades K-3)
Albert Whitman & Co
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