First Second, 2017
Source: E-Galley, Library
Audience: All Teens
Pashmina tells the story of an Indian-American girl who struggles to fit in at high school, then discovers more about her family's history with the help of her mother's magical pashmina.
I love First Second books! They are always so good. Pashmina was one of my favorites. The art was fantastic. I especially loved the use of color. Chanani’s story had the perfect amount of magic and realism and I loved it. My only complaint was that it could have been a little bit longer and transitioned a little slower. Perhaps showing the passage of time better would have made some of the changes a bit less abrupt. But really, that wasn’t a big deal because I LOVED it. I can’t wait to read more books by this author!