It's Monday! What are you reading? was started by Sheila at Book Journey and was adapted for children's books from picture books through YA by Jen of Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee of Unleashing Readers. You can visit either site for a round up of blogs sharing their weekly readings and thoughts or search Twitter for #IMWAYR.
Last Week's Posts
- #diversekidlit: Changing Seasons. Come celebrate books about spring (or fall, hemisphere-dependent) for this month's Diverse Children's Book Linkup!
Amina's Voice (2017) by Hena Khan. Amina is struggling with many of the same issues as all middle schoolers - feeling felt behind by her best friend, stage fright, and protective parents. But on top of all of that, her conservative uncle is coming to visit from Pakistan, and her father is nervous about how he might interpret their "American" ways. This is an engaging and highly relatable story with important lessons about tolerance and understanding, with great insights into a Muslim-American family.