AUTHOR: Valerie Jerome
With a degree in journalism and extensive marketing experience, Valerie Jerome is also the mother of two curly-haired daughters. Like many other parents, Jerome has cherished the hours caring for her daughters’ hair and teaching them that this process is important, empowering, and fun. Having served as a United States Peace Corps volunteer in the island nation of Dominica, Jerome now lives with her family in Cleveland, Ohio.
Q Goes to Curly Land
Q is self-conscious about her curls. She is shy and wants to hide her curls by wearing her hair in a bun or a ponytail. Her sister, on the other hand, wants her to have fun with her curls and to let them be free. On Q's journey to self-love, she and her sister imagine a place called Curly Land. In Curly Land, the girls have a grand time caring for their curls and building confidence.