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Books, Pre-orders

You are invited to the loveliest wedding of the year!

We are so excited to announce that Ritu Weds Chandni is available to pre-order! This gorgeous picture book by Ameya Narvankar features two desi brides, two baraats, and a big vibrant desi wedding. Join Ritu and Chandni on their journey to acceptance and a lifetime of love. Pre-Order Today!

Book Trailers, Books, Giveaways

A powerful #herstory for all ages

https://youtu.be/mNrBkTbtql4 Story by Maxine Rose Schur, Art by Patricia Grush, Robin Dewitt, and Golsa Yaghoobi. Music : Ustād Gadā Mohammad, an Afghān musician from the city of Herāt, specialized in playing Dutār (Public Domain Work, Source: Wikimedia Commons) The gorgeous story of Queen Goharshad is out into the world! We are going to celebrate by… Continue reading A powerful #herstory for all ages

Books, Cover Reveal

Cover Reveal: Ritu and Chandni are getting married!

    You are invited to Ritu and her girlfriend Chandni's forthcoming nuptials! We are thrilled to finally be able to reveal the beautiful cover for our upcoming picture book that celebrates love against the backdrop of a loud and colorful desi wedding. Just look at the gorgeous brides<3<3<3! Stay tuned for previews and more...coming… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Ritu and Chandni are getting married!

Diversity Exchange

Building Inclusivity at My Jewish Day School

This post is part of The Association of Jewish Libraries’ program Through the Window: A Diversity Exchange, which pairs Jewish and non-Jewish organizations to swap blog posts. This initiative is designed to fight antisemitism, racism, and other forms of bigotry through education and allyship.

Educator resources, Events

It’s #BookWeek2020atHome!

To all our educators who continue to guide our children during this crisis, you are deeply valued and cherished. Thank you. If you are celebrating Book Week with your class virtually this year, we have some resources for you. Maxine Schur, author of BRAVE WITH BEAUTY: A STORY OF AFGHANISTAN (a 2020 Notable Social Studies… Continue reading It’s #BookWeek2020atHome!