Wash Day (Hardcover)

Wash Day By Tiffany Golden, Lhaiza Morena (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tiffany Golden, Lhaiza Morena (Illustrator)
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Meet Jelaya (jeh-LAY-uh.) She hates wash day.

The tugs The scrubs The pinching and pulling Jelaya can't think of a worse way to spend the day. That is, until her big sister Jazmin explains that this wash day will be different. Jelaya is going to wash Jazmin's hair instead

Wash Day is a sweet and honest exploration of the beauty and tradition of wash days. Offering gentle guidance and framing the all-day affair as an act of self-care, this picture book also serves as an avenue to demystify and educate others on natural haircare routines, which are often misunderstood and stigmatized.

Mayo Clinic Press Kids creates empowering health and wellness content in partnership with pediatric experts. Proceeds from the sale of every book go to benefit important medical research and education at Mayo Clinic.

About the Author

Tiffany Golden writes picture books, middle-grade, and YA fiction, mostly inspired by her experiences as a Black, disabled woman. Her debut picture book, I Want to Be Big, an ode to #BlackBoyJoy, will come out with Page Street Kids in 2023. She is also the winner of Lee and Low's New Visions Award for 2021, and her middle grade debut RIKKI AND RAI is forthcoming with Tu Books as a result. She teaches creative writing to third-to-eighth-grade students, is a member of SCWBI, and received the Judith Tannenbaum Teaching Artist Fellowship. www.tiffanygolden.com

Product Details
ISBN: 9798887700991
Publisher: Mayo Clinic Press Kids
Publication Date: October 17th, 2023
Pages: 32
Language: English