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A Girl Like Me

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"Once I dreamed I swam / the ocean / and saw everything deep, cool / and was part of the waves. / I swam on by the people / onshore / hollering, / 'A girl like you needs to / stay out of the water / and be dry / like everyone else.'"

Empower young readers to embrace their individuality, reject societal limitations, and follow their dreams. This inspiring picture book brings together a poem by acclaimed author Angela Johnson and Nina Crews's distinctive photocollage illustrations to celebrate girls of color.


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Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group

Kindle Book

  • Release date: February 4, 2020

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781541595491
  • Release date: February 4, 2020

PDF ebook

  • ISBN: 9781541578913
  • File size: 18968 KB
  • Release date: February 4, 2020

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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
PDF ebook
Kindle restrictions

Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:620
Text Difficulty:2-3

"Once I dreamed I swam / the ocean / and saw everything deep, cool / and was part of the waves. / I swam on by the people / onshore / hollering, / 'A girl like you needs to / stay out of the water / and be dry / like everyone else.'"

Empower young readers to embrace their individuality, reject societal limitations, and follow their dreams. This inspiring picture book brings together a poem by acclaimed author Angela Johnson and Nina Crews's distinctive photocollage illustrations to celebrate girls of color.


Expand title description text