Category: Bangladeshi Culture & Traditions

Rickshaw Girl

Written by: Mitali Perkins Illustrated by: Jamie Hogan For ages: YA Book, easy read. Language: English, some Bangla. Glossary included in back. Topics Covered: Feminism, Bangladeshi Culture & Traditions, POC-Centric Narratives, Own Voices, Women in Business. Summary: This is a quick read about a girl named Naima, who paints the… Continue Reading “Rickshaw Girl”

The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali

Written by: Sabina Khan Cover Art by: For ages: YA book Language: English Topics Covered: LGBTQ, Family, Marriage, Independence, Love, Acceptance, LGBTQ Violence, Homophobia, Bangladeshi Culture & Traditions. Summary: I could NOT put this book down.  I was instantly hooked.  Warning: you will feel ALL the emotions during this… Continue Reading “The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali”

Tiger Boy

Written by: Mitali Perkins For ages: YA Book Language: English, some Bangla. Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Bangladeshi Culture & Traditions, Environmental Activism, Education, Social-Emotional Development. Summary: The span of the plot in this story is only a few days, but the growth of the main character Neel seems much… Continue Reading “Tiger Boy”

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