“Every night before I go to bed, Mama combs my hair.
I sit between her knees, resting my elbows on her thighs, like pillows.
Mama is always gentle
She rubs coconut oil along my scalp.
and slowly pulls the comb through my hair,
but sometimes it still hurts”-Excerpt from I Love My Hair
What: I Love My Hair children’s book by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley
Description: Whenever Mama combs Kenyana’s hair, it hurts. However, Mama assures Kenyana that her hair is “beautiful and you can wear it in any style you choose.” I Love My Hair is a book that encourages African-American children to not only feel good about their special hair, but to also feel proud of their heritage.
Product Highlight(s): Educational, AA owned, affordable
Where to Buy: Amazon.com