My Hair is a Garden
After a day of being taunted by classmates about her unruly hair, Mackenzie can't take any more. On her way home from school, she seeks the guidance of her wise and comforting neighbor, Miss Tillie. Using the beautiful garden in the back yard as a metaphor, Miss Tillie shows Mackenzie that maintaining healthy hair is not a chore nor is it something to fear. But most importantly, Mackenzie learns that natural black hair is beautiful.
Written by Cozbi Cabrera