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Boonoonoonous Hair with Olive Senior & Laura James

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Bronx Library Center

310 East Kingsbridge Road

The Bronx, NY 10458

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Join One Book One Bronx when we celebrate the NYC release of the children's book Boonoonoonous Hair! The day will feature author Olive Senior, artist Laura James, a special art exhibit, and more!

In this vibrant and exquisitely illustrated picture book, written by award-winning Jamaican-Canadian Olive Senior, and with pictures by the acclaimed Bronx artist Laura James (the team that created Anna Carries Water), a young girl learns to love her difficult-to-manage, voluminous and boonoonoonous hair.

“The versatility of Black hair is celebrated and showcased through the cornrows, braids, plaits, afro puffs, twists, bow-adorned afro, and straight hair that Jamilla wears throughout the book.” Booklist

The Bronx's new bookstore, The Lit Bar, will be on hand with Boonoonoonous Hair, Anna Carries Water and a wide variety of children's books.

> THIS IS AN OFFICIAL 2019 BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL EVENT

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