Getting your hair cut for the first time can be scary. However, watching your dad go first can make it less scary. Jamal and his father go to their local barbershop where the barber uses clippers to cut Jamal's hair short. This perspective of a traditional African American barbershop promotes cross-cultural understanding. The exciting text and fun illustrations are sure to grab the attention of both emerging readers and listeners alike. This book will inspire children to love reading while teaching them proper barbershop behavior.