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Harriet's Horrible Hair Day
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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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
Feb 05, 2011 Kerri Harshaw rated it really liked it
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.
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!
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.