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Faruqi, Saadia

Summary: Yasmin, an outgoing Pakistani-American girl, faces challenges at home, at school, and out and about with creativity and quick thinking.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE FAR

Faruqi, Saadia

Summary: After carefully planning a visit with Aly and Emma, Yasmin is disappointed to see that they want to play on their own, but a creative compromise may make everyone happy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE FAR

Faruqi, Saadia

Summary: While her parents are out to dinner, a bored Yasmin decides to try on some of her mother's clothes, including her new shalwar kameez, which gets ripped--but with the help of Nana, Nani, and a glue-gun, the garment gets fixed, and Yasmin puts on an impromptu fashion show when her parents get home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE FAR

Faruqi, Saadia

Summary: Yasmin struggles with Ms. Alex's assignment to write an essay about her hero until she realizes that her hero is someone very close to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE FAR

Faruqi, Saadia

Summary: In this compilation of four separately published books, Pakistani American second grader Yasmin learns to cope with the small problems of school and home, while gaining confidence in her own skills and creative abilities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE FAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC FAR

Faruqi, Saadia

Summary: "Yasmin's family is hosting a big party, but Yasmin is worried that the traditional food her family is cooking is too spicy--so her family challenges Yasmin to come up with a dish of her own." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE FAR

Faruqi, Saadia

Summary: When spring arrives, Yasmin and her Baba plant a garden but Yasmin's flower seedling keeps wilting until her Nani sits in the sun, revealing to Yasmin what the plant needs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, A Capstone Imprint 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE FAR

Faruqi, Saadia

Summary: Sixth-graders Sara, a Pakistani American, and Elizabeth, a Jewish girl, connect in an after school cooking club and bond over food and their mothers' struggles to become United States citizens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Faruqi, Saadia

Summary: Unsure about her artistic skills, second-grader Yasmin is not looking forward to the art competition at school--but with the support and encouragement of her family she produces a prize-winning painting.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE FAR

Faruqi, Saadia

Summary: When a new gym teacher introduces her gym class to soccer, Yasmin fears it will be as rough as the professional sport but must try to find courage to play goalie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, A Capstone imprint 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE FAR

Faruqi, Saadia

Summary: When Ms. Alex is called away from the classroom, she leaves Yasmin in charge, but the other children just ignore her and start acting silly and noisy--until Yasmin thinks up a way to motivate them to finish the math assignment, quietly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE FAR

Faruqi, Saadia

Summary: Yasmin's class is going on a field trip to the zoo, and Yasmin is thrilled when she is chosen to help feed the monkeys; but when she trips and spills their food both she and the monkeys are upset--until she remembers that she has fruit in her lunch bag to share with her new "friends."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, A Capstone Imprint 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE FAR

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