Girl Like Me
Girl Like Me

Girl Like Me

Written by Angela Johnson & illustrated by Nina Crews
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5 - 9
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Feb 4, 2020
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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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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    February 4, 2020
    Millbrook Press (Tm)
    Page Count
    Reading Age
    5 - 9 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    Lexile® Level
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
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