Brave girls dreaming big and going on adventures. Because girls can do anything!
Chicken in the Kitchen by Nnedi Okorafor and Mehrodkht Amini
What would you do if you woke up one night to find the shadow of a giant chicken passing your bedroom door? Go and investigate of course! A hugely entertaining look at the fascinating masquerade culture of West Africa, from the perspective of a plucky young Nigerian girl who finds the courage to protect the traditions she loves.
Mira's Curly Hair by Maryam al Serkal and Rebeca Luciani
Mira doesn’t like her hair. It curls at the front. It curls at the back. It curls everywhere! She wants it to be straight and smooth, just like her Mama’s. But then something unpredictable happens...and Mira will never look at her Mama’s hair the same way again! A delightful celebration of natural hair and the courage it takes to be yourself.
Kaya's Heart Song by Diwa Tharan Sanders and Nerina Canzi
Kaya is looking for her heart song – the song that happy hearts sing. Her search takes her on a journey deep into the jungle where a broken down carousel waits for a very special song to make it turn again… Grounded in the principles of mindfulness, this joyful story set in the vibrant jungles of Malaysia will truly make your heart sing.
I'm really pleased with these beautiful books. They will be a great addition to our school library and I love the fact that for every book purchased, you donate one to charity. I'll definitely order again in the future.