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 […]

Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar

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

Summer Reading! Elementary Edition!

Summer is officially here!!  And it is so important to make sure your kids read this summer to keep their little brains fresh! There are so many good books for your little ones! A child just needs to fall in love with ONE book to make them a life long reader, so as parents it […]

What to Read After Harry Potter~Middle Grade Magic

I was about 6 months pregnant when Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince was released.  I read the book aloud to the baby in my belly. When this baby was 5 he wanted a Harry Potter party. I went a bit nuts…. chocolate frogs, pretzel wands, snitch pins, Harry glasses, lighting bolt tattoos, Hogwarts […]