Franklin

Cornrows / by Camille Yarbrough ; illustrated by Carole Byard.

Author/Creator:
Yarbrough, Camille, author.
Publication:
New York : Coward-McCann, Inc., [1979] , ©1979
Format/Description:
Book
[48] pages : illustrations ; 23 x 26 cm
Subjects:
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Hair -- Juvenile fiction.
Picture books for children.
African Americans.
Hair.
Picture books for children.
Childrens subjects:
African Americans -- Fiction.
Hair -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
Explains how the hair style of cornrows, a symbol in Africa since ancient times, can today in this country symbolize the courage of outstanding Afro-Americans.
Notes:
"Fourth paperback impression"--Verso of title leaf.
Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 1980.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1979
Contributor:
Byard, Carole M., illustrator.
Coward-McCann Publishers, publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Yarbrough, Camille. Cornrows.
ISBN:
069820462X
9780698204621
0698205294
9780698205291
069830750X
9780698307506
9780780768741
0780768744
OCLC:
4504360
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