Mitali Perkins

Mitali Perkins085Episode 85

You Bring the Distant Near

**Description from Amazon: Nominated for the 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature ★ Horn Book ★ School Library Journal ★ Publishers Weekly ★ Booklist ★ Shelf Awareness ★ VOYAFive girls. Three generations. One great American love story. You Bring the Distant Near explores sisterhood, fir...

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Rickshaw Girl

Ten-year-old Naima excels at painting designs called alpanas, but to help her impoverished family financially she would have to be a boy—or disguise herself as one. Excellent (and short!) for all ages.