Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut

Written by: Derrick Barnes Illustrated by: Gordon C. James For Ages: 3-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Self-Esteem, Community, POC-Centric Narratives. Summary: ┬áThis lyrical book’s narrator is a young boy at the barber shop, describing the experience. ┬áHe LOVES the way a new haircut makes him feel, confident and refers to himself as Dark Caesar….