The author of the "vivid and urgent ... important and timely" (The New York Times Book Review) debut The Map of Salt and Stars returns with this remarkably moving and lyrical novel following three generations of Syrian Americans who are linked by a mysterious species of bird and the truths they carry close to their hearts.Five years after a suspicious fire killed his ornithologist mother, a closeted Syrian American trans boy sheds his birth name and searches for a new one. He has been unable to paint since his mother's ghost has begun to visit him each evening. As his grandmother's sole caretaker, he spends his days cooped up in their apartment, avoiding his neighborhood masjid, his estranged sister, and even his best friend (who also happens to be his longtime crush) .
We Are Little Feminists
By Feminist, Little
Beautiful photos of real-life families showcase all the wonderful forms of family, while poetic text builds both vocabulary and family connection. FAMILIES helps families and educators celebrate gender and ethnicity at home and in the classroom. (Part of We Are Little Feminists - the board book series made for raising intersectional feminists)