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Get to Know Asian American Children’s Authors: Aisha Saeed, Author of Written in the Stars

This week on my blog, I have Aisha Saeed, author of the debut YA novel Written in the Stars, a contemporary YA novel about Naila, a Pakistani-American girl whose conservative immigrant parents push her towards marriage and away from the perfect boy she’s fallen … Continue reading






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South Asian YA Lit Bibliography

PoojaMakhijani.com has a great list online of YA books that depict South Asia and South Asian chacters. Head over there and check it out! She also has lists of picture books, folk/fairytales, and what she calls “crossover” books (not sure what … Continue reading






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