The Long and the Short of It: A Tale about Hair

byBarbara Meyers, Lydia Criss MaysIllustratorShennen Bersani

January 25, 2011|
The Long and the Short of It: A Tale about Hair by Barbara Meyers
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Winner: 2012 Apex Award of Publishing Excellence, One-of-akind Health and Medical Publication; 2011 Association Trends All Media Contest, Gold; 2011 National Health Information Award, Bronze, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention; 2011 Mom's Choice Award, Gold, Children's Books;
Finalist: 2012 National Indie Excellence Award, Children's Picture Books; 2011 USA Best Book Award, Children's Picture Books ——— With colorful illustrations and a comforting message, this picture book follows the parallel stories of two young girls who are having problems with their hair. One wants to grow her hair longer, while the other, who has lost her hair during cancer treatment, would just like to have it back. Their friendship leads them to a new understanding of hair loss and the act of giving, and teaches them about courage, generosity, and pride. A helpful reading and discussion guide for parents and a list of fun, related learning activities for kids are also included.
Barbara Meyers is the early childhood education department chair at Georgia State University and has been an educator for more than 40 years. Lydia Criss Mays is an instructor in early childhood education at Georgia State University and is involved with the Make-a-Wish Foundation. They both live in Atlanta, Georgia. Shennen Bersani is ...
Title:The Long and the Short of It: A Tale about HairFormat:Picture BooksProduct dimensions:48 pages, 10 X 8 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:48 pages, 10 X 8 X 0.5 inPublished:January 25, 2011Publisher:American Cancer SocietyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1604430176

ISBN - 13:9781604430172

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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