Monday, March 20, 2017

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? #IMWAYR 03/20/17

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

Middle Grade

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.

Happy Reading!


  1. I love stories that deal with immigrant families!

  2. I've been hearing a lot about Amina's Voice, it sounds wonderful.

  3. We haven't heard about this story but it is going on our TBR pile now - Thank you. We are also excited about the upcoming Twitter Chat about diverse books

    1. Yay! I am looking forward to chatting with everyone.

  4. I was on a panel recently with Zareen Jaffrey who was the editor for Amina's Voice. Fascinating to hear her talk about this book.

  5. Anna's Voice sounds beautiful. :)

  6. I've been hearing things about this book. Added to the TBR.


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