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 Bedtime bonnet
 Author: Redd, Nancy

 Publisher:  Random House (2020)

 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: [33] p., col. ill., 26 cm

 BTSB No: 741869 ISBN: 9781984895240
 Ages: 3-7 Grades: K-2

 Hair -- Fiction
 Caps (Headgear) -- Fiction
 Family life -- Fiction
 African Americans -- Fiction
 Bedtime -- Fiction

Price: $22.08

As family members braid, brush, twirl, roll, and tighten their hair before bedtime, putting on kerchiefs, wave caps, and other protective items, the little sister cannot find her bonnet.

 Illustrator: Myers, Nneka
Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: 2.50
   Points: .5   Quiz: 510683

   Kirkus Reviews (03/01/20)

Full Text Reviews:

Booklist - 04/01/2020 If you are a fan of Natasha Anastasia Tarpley’s I Love My Hair (1998) and Matthew A. Cherry’s Hair Love (2019), you will fall in love with this portrayal of a Black family’s nighttime routine. Narrated by a young girl, it begins, “In my family, when the sun goes down, our hair goes up!” Vibrant illustrations show the various family members preparing for bed in their own way: the girl’s brother twists his locs and dons a durag, Grandma ties a kerchief over her rollers, Daddy puts on his wave cap, and her sister spins her long hair up in a wrap. After Mommy braids the little girl’s hair, tragedy strikes. The girl is unable to find her hair bonnet to keep her hair in place at night! After looking everywhere with her family’s help, a hilarious twist reveals its location. This picture book is ideal for readers searching for stories about natural hair. It is a wonderful window and mirror that lends itself well to lessons on self-concept, bedtime routines, and learning about differences. - Copyright 2020 Booklist.

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