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You and Me Both

You and Me Both

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This is the story of two classmates who love all the same things: building tall block towers and knocking them down; strawberry jam on toast; jumping into big puddles in their matching boots. The narrator and his best friend, Jamal, might as well be twins--they have so much in common And they always stick together.

When Jamal gets a haircut, his best friend gets his cut the same way. They're sure their teacher will never be able to tell them apart. The vibrant, playful illustrations eventually reveal that the boys each have a different skin color.

Inspired by a true story that went viral on social media, about two boys with different skin colors who got the same haircut thinking it would make them identical, this is a joyful story about friendship, diversity, and how the things we share are more than skin-deep.

Author: Mahtab Narsimhan
Publisher: Owlkids
Published: 04/15/2020
Pages: 24
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 9.70h x 9.70w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781771473668
Audience: Ages 4-8

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 02/24/2020
School Library Journal 02/21/2020 pg. 1
Kirkus Reviews 03/01/2020
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