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Celebrate diversity with this bright, joyful level 1 Step Into Reading book that will have girls everywhere repeating the book's chorus: "I love being me!"
Girls will love seeing strong, happy reflections of themselves in this vibrant, rhyming, Step 1 reader about the joy of being a girl. Featuring a variety of kids and the activities they enjoy - reading, soccer, cooking, swimming, gardening, and more - this easy reader promotes girls' self-esteem, smarts, and strength.
Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words for children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story.
And look for the companion picture books, Happy Hair and Cool Cuts, celebrating girls and boys and their beautiful, natural black hair.
About the Author
MECHAL RENEE ROE is a New York Times #1 bestselling illustrator (for Superheroes Are Everywhere by Vice President Kamala Harris) and a writer, designer, photographer, and entrepreneur. The HAPPY HAIR series was born out of a need to value her own natural hair and all its stages, while creating a foundation of self-love and positivity. Mechal’s hometown is University City, Missouri, and she currently lives in Atlanta. Follow Mechal on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter at @happyhairgirls.