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Feb 10, 2016 12:00 PM ET

Archived: BOYS CAN HAVE LONG HAIR, TOO – The story is about a Mexica-Native boy with long hair, home school, public school, interviews with family members, and public speaking.

iCrowdNewswire - Feb 10, 2016


This book is in English and Spanish and will be useful for a variety of reasons:

  • For children who want or need to learn about why boys have long hair. This book can spark many discussions or assignments about why boys have long hair. With the story of Kuauhteotl, the main character interviewing his grandpa, dad, uncle, and brother as to why they have long hair, and sharing it with his classmates, other children can do the same. It is good to keep learning why boys have long hair in all cultures, not only the Mexica-Native tradition, and that way, more children will respect boys with long hair.
  • For parents, guardians, teachers, librarians, this book would be helpful  in teaching and discussing with children about boys with long hair all over the world, learning about other cultures, traditions, and beliefs. It can be helpful in breaking down stereotypes and generate positive discussions.

The book is a mix of fiction and nonfiction. Also, the illustrations of Kuauhteotl, Axayacatl, and RudyMexica are real people, the rest are fiction. 



Contact Information:

Yaocihuatzin, PhD

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