August 2018 Making New Friends

Books of the Month

Copyright © 2018 by Rashin Kheiriyeh. Images reproduced with permission of the publisher, Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.

Saffron Ice Cream

By Rashin Kheiriyeh ( Arthur A. Levine Books)

As she and her family head to Coney Island for the first time, Rashin remembers when they lived in Iran and the fun and ice cream she shared with her best friend Azadeh during trips to the beach.

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Be Prepared

By Vera Brosgol (First Second)

Vera finally talks her mom into sending her to summer camp, but the Russian Orthodox camp isn’t one that her friends go to.

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The Beauty That Remains

By Ashley Woodfolk (Delacorte)

Autumn, Logan, and Shay have each lost someone they loved and seek healing in friendship and music to cope with their individual grief.

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