My Hair Is A Garden

My Hair Is A Garden

Book - 2018
Average Rating:
Rate this:
After being teased yet again about her unruly hair, MacKenzie consults her neighbor, Miss Tillie, who compares hair care with tending her beautiful garden and teaches MacKenzie some techniques. Includes tips for shampooing, conditioning, and protecting black hair, and recipes for hair products.
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Albert Whitman & Company, ©2018.
ISBN: 9780807509234
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,colour illustrations ;,24 cm.


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment
Jul 24, 2020

Young girl gets teased about her unruly hair, goes to her neighbor's house and learns how to take care of her black hair properly & to love it for its own special beauty. Uses garden analogies and shows how one plant being pretty in the garden doesn't make another very different plant any less beautiful. Has 2 pages of specific black hair care tips & directions at end of the book (shampooing, combing, creme etc)

CMLibrary_gjd May 03, 2018

Wonderful idea for a book!!! This is a little wordy for younger readers, however it has the perfect ending. Be happy with who you are and things will be OK. Also offers great tips on keeping your hair strong and pliable.

PimaLib_TeneciaP May 02, 2018

How does a young black girl learn to care for and appreciate her hair? In this book, Miss Tillie teaches that your hair is a garden and like every beautiful garden, it must be loved and cared for. You must eat right and watch what you think & speak regarding your hair. A valuable lesson for females of all ages.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at Library

To Top