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Mehndi Boy

By Zain Bandali
Illustrated by Jani Balakumar
Categories: Children's Fiction

An artistic, fashion-loving boy unlocks a new talent—and learns to stand up for it—in this chapter book perfect for fans of the Sadiq series and Meet Yasmin!

Tehzeeb drew curvy clouds, grand galaxies, ...

The Words We Share

By Jack Wong
Categories: Children's Fiction

A young girl helps her dad navigate life in a new country where she understands the language more than he does, in an unforgettable story about communication and community.

Angie is used to helping her ...

Salma Writes a Book

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

Picture book charmer Salma stars in a new early chapter book series!

Book Two: Salma Writes a Book

Salma is going to be a big sister! She’s determined to be the best sister ever, so she sets out to write ...

Sam Francisco, King of the Disco

By Sarah Tagholm
Illustrated by Binny Talib
Categories: Children's Fiction

A toe-tapping adventure celebrating optimism in the face of adversity about a community of cool cats who just want to have fun.

Superstar DJ Sam Francisco’s party is keeping his neighbor Buzzkill Bill ...

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

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

“Gorgeous.”—The New York Times • Best Books of 2022 lists: NYPL, School Library Journal, The Globe and Mail, Indigo • JLG Gold Standard Selection • Moonbeam Children's Book Award Winner • ...