By Rukhsanna Guidroz; illustrated by Dinara Mirtalipova (Salaam Reads, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing)
When Leila visits her grandmother’s house for their weekly family dinner, she finds parts of herself and her heritage in the family, friends, and art around her.
By Kelly Yang (Scholastic, Inc.)
While her immigrant parents clean the rooms, ten-year-old Mia manages the front desk of the Calivista Motel and tends to its guests.
By Sabina Khan (Scholastic Press)
After Rukhsana’s conservative Muslim parents catch her kissing her girlfriend Ariana, they whisk her away to Bangladesh and a world of tradition and arranged marriages.
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