Blue Jasmine Written by Kashmira Sheth When twelve-year-old Seema and her family move from their small Indian town to Iowa City, Seema feels like an outsider to the language and traditions, and must cope with the unfamiliarity of a new school system and the hostility of an intolerant classmate. As she begins to plant roots in the foreign soil, however, Seema’s confidence starts to bloom, she learns the coping skills necessary to deal with the antagonistic classmate, and discovers that she can build a bridge between two homes. [Grade Level: 4 - 7]
Gandhi Written and Illustrated by Demi The story of the life of Gandhi.
Vatsana's Lucky New Year Written by Sara Gogol Vatsana is a twelve year old girl who was born in Portland, Oregon to Laotian parents. She sometimes wishes that her parents would be more American but learns to appreciate her Laotian culture when she runs into racism, prejudice and hatred. [Grade Level: 6 & Up]