REVIEW: Can I Touch Your Hair?

Our featured blog review for today looks at Poetry finalist Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship written by Irene Latham and Charles Waters and illustrated by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko. Round 1 Poetry judge, editor, and longtime Cybils participant Anastasia Suen posted a wonderful author guest post on her blog early last year. Co-author Irene Latham said:

This book was a collaboration–a first for both of us–so the process instantly pushed us out of our regular habits! As soon as Charles said YES, we immediately got to work writing poems.

Learn more about the book in the full post.