Here’s what we suggest instead of/in addition to reading Baby-Sitters Club #7, Claudia and Mean Janine by Ann M. Martin. Listen to the podcast to hear us talk about some of these titles in more depth!
- Absolutely Almost by Lisa Graff (Amazon | Bookshop)
- Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire by Susan Tan (Amazon | Bookshop)
- Fish in a Tree by Linda Mullaly Hunt (Amazon | Bookshop)
- Front Desk by Kelly Yang (Amazon | Bookshop)
- The Great Wall of Lucy Wu by Wendy Wan-Long Shang (Amazon | Bookshop)
- I Love You So Mochi by Sarah Kuhn (Amazon | Bookshop)
- Keep it Together Keiko Carter by Debbi Michiko Florence (Amazon | Bookshop)
- New Kid by Jerry Craft (Amazon | Bookshop)
- Real Friends by Shannon Hale (Amazon | Bookshop)
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(But no pressure, we’re also happy if you get these items from your local library or independent bookstore.)