Bedtime Bonnet

by Nancy Redd

Hardcover, 2020



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Random House Books for Young Readers (2020), Edition: Illustrated, 40 pages


As family members braid, brush, twirl, roll, and tighten their hair before bedtime, putting on kerchiefs, wave caps, and other protective items, the little sister cannot find her bonnet.

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LibraryThing member villemezbrown
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A heartwarming look at a day in the life of an African American family's hair. Perfect for anyone who enjoyed Hair Love last year.
LibraryThing member LibrarianRyan
I know nothing about black hair. I wish I knew more, and books like this help with that education. Not only is our little girl looking for her missing bonnet, she tells the reader what each member of the family does to their hair and why they do it before bed. It is simply wonderful. It shows a
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different culture than I grew up with, and helps insure all kids can see themselves in the books they are read.
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