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The Shimmershine Queens

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4 out of 5
Based on 14 Ratings and 11 Reviews

Book Description
Angie and Michelle are best friends, facing the very real problems of growing up in a tough inner-city neighborhood where it's sometimes not considered "cool," or even safe, to be smart or to have kinky hair and dark skin. That is until 90-year-old Cousin Seatta comes to visit and teaches Angie and Michelle about the shimmershine feeling, that good feeling and pride which people have for their rac... More
Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingPaperback (8 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages144
ISBN-100698113691
ISBN-13978-0698113695
Publication Date06/18/1996
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About Camille Yarbrough (Author) : Camille Yarbrough is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Camille Yarbrough include Tamika And The Wisdom Rings, Cornrows, The Shimmershine Queens.
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