You And Me Both

byMahtab NarsimhanIllustratorLisa Cinar

April 15, 2020|
You And Me Both by Mahtab Narsimhan
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This is the story of two classmates who love all the same things: building tall block towers and knocking them down; strawberry jam on toast; jumping into big puddles in their matching boots. The narrator and his best friend, Jamal, might as well be twins—they have so much in common! And they always stick together.

When Jamal gets a haircut, his best friend gets his cut the same way. They’re sure their teacher will never be able to tell them apart. The vibrant, playful illustrations eventually reveal that the boys each have a different skin color.

Inspired by a true story that went viral on social media, about two boys with different skin colors who got the same haircut thinking it would make them identical, this is a joyful story about friendship, diversity, and how the things we share are more than skin-deep.
MAHTAB NARSIMHAN is an award-winning author with numerous critically acclaimed books nominated for several awards, including The Third Eye, which won the Silver Birch Fiction Award in 2009. She is inspired by life, love, and the desire to make sense of the world through stories. Mahtab is deeply committed to representing diversity in h...
Title:You And Me BothFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:24 pages, 9.75 X 9.75 X 0.45 inShipping dimensions:24 pages, 9.75 X 9.75 X 0.45 inPublished:April 15, 2020Publisher:Owlkids Books Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1771473665

ISBN - 13:9781771473668

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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