Chapter/Picture Book Feature · Reviews

Review: The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family

The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family Summary Told from the perspective of the little sister, Faizah knows the first day back to school is going to be wonderful, she has her brand new backpack and light up shoes. But what's most exciting and important is the fact that it's her older sister… Continue reading Review: The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family

Monthly Reads · Recommendations · TBR · Uncategorized

February New Releases

Can you believe it's February already? We've got some cool new releases coming up throughout the month. Any releases you are looking forward to? 1)The Wish and the Peacock Paige's family has had their farm for generations, and they've seen hard times before, but losing Paige's dad is just too much to take and without… Continue reading February New Releases

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Happy Chinese New Year!

I thought I'd do a post featuring books by Chinese authors and with Chinese characters since Chinese New Year is tomorrow. Happy New Year to everyone who celebrates! A little bit about Chinese New Year. Chinese New Year is also celebrated in other countries  Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. This year is the Year… Continue reading Happy Chinese New Year!

Recommendations · TBR · Year of the Asian Reading Challenge

Year of the Asian Reading Challenge TBR

Just a few of the books I'm looking forward to for my Year of the Asian Readathon. A lot of these are repeats from last year, but I'm making them a priority on my TBR this year. 1) The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi I've been wanting to read this book for a while. This… Continue reading Year of the Asian Reading Challenge TBR

Monthly Reads · Reviews

The Tea Dragon Society Review

I've been meaning to read The Tea Dragon Society for months. I'm really glad I finally got to it. It's one of the cutest things I've read in a while. I love most anything Katie O'Neill does and this continued book continued my postive impressions. This award-winning book follows Greta, who is having trouble appreciating… Continue reading The Tea Dragon Society Review

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Pakistani-American Characters Feature

I have to admit this post is inspired by Hena Khan. I fell in love with Hena Khan's work, through her book Amina's Voice. I've also spoken with people who talk about the lack of Pakistani American portrayals in children's literature. So I thought I'd do a feature, focusing on everything from picture books to… Continue reading Pakistani-American Characters Feature