Stella's Stellar Hair
Author: Yesenia Moises
Black girl magic takes the solar system in Stella's Stellar Hair, a celebration of hair, family, and self-love from debut author-illustrator Yesenia Moises!
It’s the day of the Big Star Little Gala, and Stella's hair just isn't acting right! What’s a girl to do?
Simple! Just hop on her hoverboard, visit each of her fabulous aunties across the solar system, and find the perfect hairdo along the way.
Stella’s Stellar Hair celebrates the joy of self-empowerment, shows off our solar system, and beautifully illustrates a variety of hairstyles from the African diaspora. Backmatter provides more information about each style and each planet.
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A Parents Magazine's Best Childrens Books of 2021
"An astronomically creative mix of science, fantasy, and African American culture....An innovative, refreshing, out-of-this-world tale about the incredible versatility of afro hair." —Kirkus, starred review
"This journey has grace, whimsy, and panache, tied up by an explosive array of colors and textures. " —School Library Journal