By Khadejah Khan Today we’re pleased to welcome author Anoosha Syed to the WNDB blog to discuss her debut picture book That’s Not My Name!, out July 12, 2022! Mirha is so excited for her first day of school! She can’t wait to learn, play, and make new friends. But when her classmates … [Read more...] about Q&A With Anoosha Syed, That’s Not My Name!
By Steve Dunk Today we're pleased to welcome Navdeep Singh Dhillon to the WNDB blog to discuss Sunny G's Series of Rash Decisions, which came out on February 8, 2022! Sunny G’s brother left him one thing when he died: His notebook, which Sunny is determined to fill up with a series of rash … [Read more...] about Q&A With Navdeep Singh Dhillon, Sunny G’s Series of Rash Decisions
Laxmi's Mooch by Shelly Anand, illustrated by Nabi H. Ali comes out on March 2, 2021. Pre-order it! By Shelly Anand My mooch and I have had an on-again-off-again relationship my whole life. “What’s a mooch, you ask? These little hairs above my lip,” says Laxmi, the main character of my debut … [Read more...] about Teaching Your Kids Body Positivity? Learn to Practice It Yourself
By Karis Rogerson Shveta Thakrar chose to write her debut, Star Daughter, as a YA fantasy not just because it’s a genre and age category she was already reading and therefore familiar with, but because she wanted to fill a gap. “The dearth of representation,” she told We Need Diverse Books. “I … [Read more...] about Shveta Thakrar’s Star Daughter Is About the Child of a Star and a Mortal