What's Silly Hair Day With No Hair?
Bea has alopecia which means she doesn't have any hair. Since Bea doesn't remember having hair, most days being bald doesn't bother her, but some days it does like when she hears about Silly Hair Day at school. Her best friend, Shaleah, tries to help Bea think of ways she can participate but none of them feel right. Will Bea figure out a way to join in the fun or will being bald sideline her? Find out in this story of inclusion, friendship, and empowerment.
About Norene Paulson (Des Moines, Iowa Author)
Norene Paulson is a word-loving, book-reading, story-writing kid lit author. Growing up in South Dakota, Norene spent long hours exploring the frontier with Laura Ingalls Wilder and solving mysteries with Nancy Drew. Now grown up and living in Iowa, Norene , a former middle school language arts teacher, writes picture books that celebrate friendship, acceptance, and inclusion. She is the author of BENNY’S TRUE COLORS, illustrated by Anne Passchier (Macmillan, 2020) and WHAT’S SILLY HAIR DAY WITH NO HAIR? illustrated by Camila Carrossine (Albert Whitman, 2021). Norene lives on an acreage with her husband and rescue pup, Ellie. When she isn’t reading or writing, you will find her playing—you guessed it! —word games.