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A Girl Like Me

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Pub. Date:
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Lexile measure:
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"[A] rallying cry for girls to reject limitations others might place on them and their dreams."—starred,The Horn Book Magazine


"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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9781541595491
9781541578913
9781541557772
Lexile measure:
620L
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Last Grouping Update2021-05-16 03:30:03AM
Last Indexed2021-05-16 04:11:30AM
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"[A] rallying cry for girls to reject limitations others might place on them and their dreams."—starred,The Horn Book Magazine

"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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subject_facetChildren's poetry, American
Electronic books
Girls -- Juvenile poetry
title_displayA Girl Like Me
title_fullA Girl Like Me
A girl like me / Angela Johnson ; illustrations by Nina Crews
A girl like me [electronic resource] Johnson, Angela, 1961-
title_shortA Girl Like Me
topic_facetChildren's poetry, American
Electronic books
Girls
Juvenile Fiction
Poetry