Summary: "Ayesha is a world away from home when she meets the boy of her dreams. Like her, Suresh is from India but going to high school in Illinois. Once they get together, they are inseparable... until a twist of fate takes Suresh back to India right when Ayesha discovers she's pregnant. Suddenly she feels she's on her own, navigating the biggest decision she'll ever make. Seventeen years later,...
Publisher / Publication Date: Push 2022
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Summary: "Ever since her family moved to Texas from Pakistan when she was a baby, seventeen-year-old Zara Hossain has only ever called Corpus Christi home. Being the only Muslim girl at her conservative Catholic school, blending in isn't really an option, especially with people like Tyler Benson always tormenting her. But one day Tyler takes thing too far by defacing Zara's locker with a racist message,...
Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KHA
Summary: A misunderstood girl, who is certain she is a princess, creates a pineapple headpiece fit for royalty--unfortunately, a horde of eager subjects in the form of flies take direction poorly and her kingdom slowly devolves into chaos, causing both her rule and her pineapple crown to fall apart.
Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2022
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HAH
Summary: As a second-generation Pakistani immigrant living in East London, Sabba Khan paints a vivid snapshot of contemporary British Asian life and investigates the complex shifts experienced by different generations within immigrant communities, creating an uplifting and universal story that crosses borders and decades. Race, gender, and class are explored in a compelling personal narrative creating a...
Publisher / Publication Date: Street Noise Books 2022