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Harriet's Horrible Hair Day

3.83  ·  Rating Details  ·  23 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
Harriet is dismayed when her hair begins curling and popping out of her braids. Her sister and brother launch into a series of outrageous, hair-raising schemes to tame Harriet's wayward ringlets. This rollicking, boisterous tale will entertain young readers while helping them to see that the root of our problems is sometimes all in the way we look at them.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published May 1st 2000 by Peachtree Publishers (first published March 2000)
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Rebecca Muller
Feb 23, 2015 Rebecca Muller rated it really liked it
This book is a great social and emotional book because it shows Harriet who seems to be having a bad hair day after one of her curls falls out of her braid. Her sibling say that her hair looks gross and she should fix it. Harriet goes through all sorts of things that just seem to make it worse. Eventually she gives up and decided to go to bed. the ext morning she wakes up and her curls are all loose and her sibling say she looks good. This helps chilren understand its not nice to criticize someo ...more
Ashlin
This is a great book to teach self-confidence. You could teach students to look at their challenges from a different perspective.
Kerri Harshaw
This is such a cute and silly book to show children that it is okay to be who you are. The creative ideas that Harriet's brother and sister come up with to get rid of the curls in Harriet's hair will be sure to get a giggle out of the young ones. A great book to help students become comfortable with who they are.
Misty
Apr 10, 2011 Misty rated it really liked it
What a silly book! Harriet's braid just keep popping out curls while her brother and sister do ridiculous things to try and make them straighten out. CRAZY! In the end Harriet comes to peace with her curls and realizes she looks just fine. That's where the self-esteem lesson come in!
Katey
Dec 04, 2010 Katey rated it liked it
This book is a book about self-confidence and loving who you are. Harriet has crazy hair and she wants nothing less than to tame it. She tries everything, and everythings fails. But after a while Harriet realizes that its perfect just the way it is.
Mekia
Sep 26, 2010 Mekia rated it it was amazing
Shelves: enjoyment, counting, hair
Great book about a girl whose curls are continuously popping out of her head. Each curl is counted and there are different ways that are attempted to put the curls back into place.
Hannah Starnes
This book can be used in a lesson about being comfortable with who you are. You can show students that the root of our problems is sometimes all in the way we look at them.
Libby
Nov 28, 2011 Libby rated it really liked it
Shelves: children-s-books
Very colorful and bright illustrations. I need my friend with naturally curly hair to read this book. ;)
Greta
Jan 24, 2010 Greta rated it liked it
Shelves: picturebooks
I can't believe Harriet actually lets her brother and sister do the things they do to her in this story.
Michele
Funny book with great pictures.
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