A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow

English & some Spanish YA Ex-Pat Life Cuban-American Culture & Identity Own Voices Baking Fitting In Relationships Laura Taylor Namey summary Lila has just graduated high school, but things aren’t exactly going how she envisioned them. Instead, Lila has found herself broken up with, her Abuela passed away, and her best friend ditched her unexpectedly….

the year i flew away

read along with us! English & Haitian Creole MG & Up Marie Arnold Cover Artist: Geneva Bowers want a copy of your own? Family Immigration Fantasy Magic Racism Fitting In Social-Emotional Learning Own Voices summary: This book stressed me out in the best way possible. Main character Gabrielle is given the opportunity to leave her…

American as Paneer Pie [released June 9th 2020]

Written by: Supriya Kelkar Cover Art by: Abigail Dela Cruz For ages: YA Middle Grades and up Language: English  Topics Covered:¬†Racism, Indian Culture, Indian-American Families, Growing Up, Fitting In,¬†Own Voices, Immigration. Summary:  11 year old Lekha just wants to fit into her Detroit suburb, to not be teased for being Desi and having a birthmark (right where bindis are…

The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl

Written by:¬†Stacy McAnulty Cover Art by:¬†We can’t find this, if you know-let us know!! For ages:¬†YA Book-middle grades Language:¬†English Topics Covered:¬†Middle School, Neurodivergence, OCD, Friendship, Fitting In, Self-Acceptance, STEM, Synesthesia, Social-Emotional Learning & Development.¬† Summary:¬†This book was great! ¬†Lucy Callahan got struck by lightning, and because of this gained extraordinary mathematical abilities, as well as…