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Angus Is Here

By Hadley Dyer
Illustrated by Paul Covello
Categories: Children's Fiction

A young child navigates grief after losing a beloved family pet and learns what it means for a loved one’s presence to remain even after they are gone.

Angus may be gone, but memories of him are still ...

Salma Makes a Home

By Danny Ramadan
Illustrated by Anna Bron
Categories: Children's Fiction
Series: Adventures of Salma

Charming, creative Salma takes on big feelings with even bigger ideas as she navigates life in a new country, Syrian identity, family changes and new friendships in this engaging and heartfelt early ...

The Mystery of the Painted Fan

By Linda Trinh
Illustrated by Clayton Nguyen
Categories: Children's Fiction
Series: The Nguyen Kids

The third book in the early chapter book series The Nguyen Kids features the youngest sibling, Jacob, and continues the series’ exploration of social justice themes, specifically gender expression and ...

The Power of the Pearl Earrings

Text by Linda Trinh
Illustrated by Clayton Nguyen
Categories: Children's Fiction
Series: The Nguyen Kids

A charming early chapter book series that explores Vietnamese culture and identity through the eyes of the Nguyen siblings, with elements of the supernatural, spirituality, and social justice woven in. ...

The Secret of the Jade Bangle

By Linda Trinh
Illustrated by Clayton Nguyen
Categories: Children's Fiction
Series: The Nguyen Kids

“Engaging and empowering” —STARRED review, Nonstop Reader

A charming early chapter book series that explores Vietnamese culture and identity through the eyes of the Nguyen siblings, with elements ...

The Wolf Suit

By Sid Sharp
Categories: Children's Fiction

A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection

“Genuinely lovely. A gorgeous palette of colors and emotions with illustrations that leap off the page.”—Matthew Forsythe, creator of MINA, and Pokko ...

My Name Is Saajin Singh

By Kuljinder Kaur Brar
Illustrated by Samrath Kaur
Categories: Children's Fiction

A debut picture book that explores the importance of pronouncing names properly and celebrates cultural identity.

Saajin loves his name—he loves it so much that he sees it spelled out in the world around ...

Abuelita y yo

Este debut literario relata la profunda y conmovedora historia de cómo una niña y su abuelita enfrentan varias manifestaciones del racismo en su vida cotidiana.

El tiempo en casa con Abuelita es divertido. ...

Abuelita and Me

In this touching, empowering picture book debut, a girl and her beloved abuelita lean on each other as they contend with racism while running errands in the city.

Spending time at home with Abuelita means ...

Bharatanatyam in Ballet Shoes

By Mahak Jain
Illustrated by Anu Chouhan
Categories: Children's Fiction

“A necessary tool for helping children understand and develop cultural competency and compassion early on.” —School Library Journal

A girl explores her love of dancing and her cultural identity ...