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What Will My Story Be? by Nidhi Chanani
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What Will My Story Be?

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What Will My Story Be? by Nidhi Chanani
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Nov 30, 2021 | ISBN 9780593205068

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Praise

Praise for What Will My Story Be? by Nidhi Chanani:

“Text is lyrical, whimsical, and inspiring, the vision of interweaving individual and collective stories both accessible and heartwarming. The illustrations of the brown-skinned protagonist and racially diverse aunties are gentle and playful. Wisely counsels looking to our past to find our future.” –Kirkus Reviews

“The art is vibrant, whimsical, and sure to draw in readers . . . Chanani has created an ode to the families we choose.”  —School Library Journal

Praise and Accolades for Nidhi Chanani:

Pashmina (2017)

A Junior Library Guild Selection 2017; Amazon Top Twenty Children’s Book of the Year 2017; Amazon Best Book of the month December 2017; Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2017; Texas Maverick Graphic Novel 2017; Northern; California Indie Bookseller Association Long-List Title

“Chanani masterfully turns the complex immigrant narrative into a magical and captivating work of art.” –-The New York Times

“Colorful and deeply personal, Pashmina illuminates the experience of an Indian-American teenager and invites us to contemplate the power of our choices.” –Gene Luen Yang, national bestselling author of American Born Chinese

Pashmina is filled to the brim with magic and heart.” –Victoria Jamieson, author of Roller Girl

I Will Be Fierce, written by Bea Birdsong and illustrated by Nidhi Chanani (2019):

A 2020 Southern Book Prize Finalist

“A multicultural girl-power manifesto . . . Birdsong’s repeated refrain underlines the unambiguous message of this sassy picture book, and Chanani’s bold and energetic illustrations reinforce the text’s punchy, feminist-y declarations. . . the book will find repeated use in the classroom.” –-Kirkus Reviews

“Readers will smile at the charming and clever interplay between the words and pictures, and even younger audiences will understand the subtext: Being fierce means being kind to others and finding joy. The bright, expressive illustrations are full of movement, giving purpose to the girl’s adventure.” –-Booklist

“A simple, empowering tale that encourages children to be the heroes of their own stories. An engaging choice for storytime or one-on-one sharing.” –-School Library Journal

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