Inheritance: A Visual Poem

Elizabeth Acevedo (Author) Andrea Pippins (Illustrator)
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Age Groups: Ages 13 to 15, Ages 16 to 18

National Book Award-winning author and renowned poet Elizabeth Acevedo brings her most beloved spoken word poem to the page in a gorgeous package with colorful art by Andrea Pippins and a powerful message of self-love that will draw in fans and new readers alike.

Some people tell me to fix my hair.
And by fix, they mean straighten; they mean whiten.
But how do you fix this shipwrecked
history of hair?

In her most famous spoken-word poem, award-winning author and poet Elizabeth Acevedo celebrates the beauty and meaning of natural Black hair, her words vibrantly illustrated by artist Andrea Pippins. This powerful book embraces all the complexities of Afro-Latinidad—the history, pain, pride, and powerful love of that inheritance.

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SKU 133805
ISBN 9780062931948
Language English
Page Count 48
Product Type Hardcover Books
Book Type Short Stories, Essays & Anthologies
Additional Contributor Andrea Pippins
Primary Contributor Elizabeth Acevedo
Age Groups Ages 13 to 15, Ages 16 to 18
Publisher Quill Tree Books