for Layla's Head Scarf by Miriam Cohen and Ronald Himler
Miriam Cohen's timely story highlights a challenge that many children face in today's multicultural environment. Layla, a new girl in first grade, wears a headscarf but it doesn't take long for the others to welcome her. Ronald Himler's watercolor illustrations give the first graders distinct characteristics and provide a realistic portrayal of a first grade classroom. (Part of the We Love First Grade™ Series)
Publisher description retrieved from Google Books.