Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao By Kat Zhang

Back of Book:  Amy loves to make bao with her family. But it takes skill to make the bao taste and look delicious. And her bao keeps coming out all wrong. Then she has an idea that may give her a second chance…Will Amy ever make the perfect bao? My Review: I received a copy of thisContinue reading “Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao By Kat Zhang”

The Bar Mitzvah Boys By Myron Uhlberg

Back of Book: Grandpa was never bar mitzvahed; it was wartime, and life was difficult. It’s been a regret his whole life. Many years later, it’s his grandson’s time to go through the Jewish ritual of coming of age. The father suggests that they be bar mitzvahed together. They study together, recite together, and celebrateContinue reading “The Bar Mitzvah Boys By Myron Uhlberg”

Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border By Mitali Perkins

Back of Book: It’s almost time for Christmas, and Maria is traveling with her mother and younger brother, Juan, to visit their grandmother on the border of California and Mexico. For the few minutes they can share together with along the fence, Maria and her brother plan to exchange stories and Christmas gifts with theContinue reading “Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border By Mitali Perkins”

My Grandma and Me by Mina Javaherbin

Back of Book: While Mina is growing up in Iran, the center of her world is her grandmother. Whether visiting friends next door, going to the mosque for midnight prayers during Ramadan, or taking an imaginary trip around the planets, Mina and her grandma are never far apart. At once deeply personal and utterly universal,Continue reading “My Grandma and Me by Mina Javaherbin”