10 Books That Encourage Embracing Your Natural Curly Hair

As a fellow curly girl, I understand the importance of feeling that who you are is valued and seen. You want to feel beautiful even in your most effortless moments.

Now more than ever, it is important to show children the importance of loving themselves and what makes them unique. Your hair is one of those things that is so sensitive to so many people.

Especially people who rock their hair in their natural form, who may feel pressure to want to change their hair because of what they see glorified in society. This is why it’s important to encourage this love through reading and by seeing it in their homes and schools, and libraries.

Below are a list of books that encourage embracing your natural curly hair.

  1. My Curly Hair by Courtenee and Hayward RileyScreen Shot 2020-05-23 at 11.11.22 PM
  2. My Big Natural Hair by C.J Baker Screen Shot 2020-05-23 at 11.13.33 PM
  3. I Don’t Want Curly Hair by Laura Ellen Anderson(available in Spanish) Screen Shot 2020-05-23 at 11.15.33 PM
  4. Hair Like Mine by Latashia M. Perry  

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5.Not Quite Snow White by Ashley Franklin

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6. The Girl Who Wouldn’t Brush Her Hair by Kate Bernheimer and Jake ParkerScreen Shot 2020-05-23 at 11.21.10 PM

7.Princess Hair by Sharee Miller.  Screen Shot 2020-05-23 at 11.22.38 PM

8. The Adventures of Little Miss Crazy Hair : The Girl With Curl by Sophia Jim

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9. My Kinky Coily Hair by Aisha Rice

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10. Beautiful Wonderful Strong Little Me by Hannah Carmona Dias

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I hope these beautiful stories help you have those important conversations that will only make your child stronger from within.

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