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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 Nonfiction
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 Wolf Suit

By Sid Sharp
Categories: Children's Fiction

A lonely sheep thinks he can protect himself in the scary forest with the ultimate disguise: a Wolf Suit. A hilarious and touching debut graphic novel about the pressures of conformity and conquering ...

My Name Is Saajin Singh

By Kuljinder 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 girl explores her love of dancing and her cultural identity in a lively picture book with echoes of the real-life collaboration between Bharatanatyam icon Rukmini Devi Arundale and ballerina Anna Pavlova.  ...

Thunder and the Noise Storms

A Nov/Dec Loan Stars Jr Top Ten Pick 2021!

A Blue Spruce Award nominee 2021!

When the world gets too loud and chaotic, a young boy’s grandfather helps him listen with wonder instead.   

Kids laughing, ...

Welcome to the Cypher

By Khodi Dill
Illustrated by Awuradwoa Afful
Categories: Children's Fiction

WELCOME TO THE CYPHER is a delight to read—a story that will move every part of you to a wild and wonderful beat.” —Jael Richardson, Author and Executive Director, The Festival of Literary Diversity ...

Living With Viola

“Unforgettable . . . will shake middle grade readers to the core.”—School Library Journal, starred review

Beautifully illustrated, relatable, and genuine. —Molly Brooks, creator of Sanity ...