Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship
Author: Irene Latham, Charles Waters , Illustrator: Irene Latham, Charles Waters
How can Irene and Charles work together on their poetry project? They don't know each other...and they're not sure they want to.
Irene Latham, who is white, and Charles Waters, who is black, use this fictional setup to delve into different experiences of race in a relatable way. Their poetry explores topics such as hair, hobbies, and family dinners.