The Lines We Cross by Randa Abdel-Fattah.

“A remarkable story about the power of choosing tolerance from one of the most important voices in contemporary Muslim literature, critically acclaimed author Randa Abdel-Fattah.” (Blurb) This book is very relevant in the world we live in today as it explores immigration. We meet a boy and girl on the opposite sides of political lines, […]

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

“When Dimple Met Rishi follows two Indian-American teens whose parents conspire to arrange their marriage.” Oh I am in LOVE! In love with Dimple and Rishi! Dimple and Rishi know their parents would like them to marry, it’s been sort of arranged since they were babies. So when these two teens finally meet at a […]

The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya

Favorite Families in Children’s Literature By Pablo Cartaya I have a big loud Cuban-American family. We have disagreements, celebrate successes together, bicker, complain, cry, laugh, you name it my family does it together. I think back to the influential books that stayed with me, and I realize that many of them have big colorful families […]

Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar

Filled with culture, infused with love, Lucky Broken Girl is a message of perseverance, and hope.

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

One of the most anticipated books of 2017, The Hate You Give is inspired by the Black Lives Matter Movement. This book exposes the chaotic world of young African-American youth as they experience negative dealings with local law enforcement. This inspirational story will leave you angry, leave you thinking, leave you breathless and leave you […]