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“A lively, fast-paced book with short chapters, perfect for intermediate readers looking for inspiring and optimistic family tales.”
School Library Journal

Sarai (Series)

Written by Sarai Gonzalez and Monica Brown
Illustrated by Christine Almeda
Published by Scholastic, Inc.

The first book in a brand-new illustrated chapter book series inspired by the life of 11-year-old viral video star and social activist Sarai Gonzalez.

Sarai Gonzalez is AWESOME. Fourth grader Sarai Gonzalez can do anything. She can bake, dance, and run her own cupcake business. But when Sarai’s grandparents are forced to move, even Sarai’s not sure what to do. So she hatches a super-awesome plan with her younger sisters and cousin to buy back the house. But houses are more expensive than she ever thought, her sisters won’t listen, and she’s running out of time. Will Sarai find a way to save the day? Inspired by the life of viral video sensation and social activist Sarai Gonzalez with the help of award-winning children’s book author Monica Brown.

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Publication Date: September 2018
Available As: Paperback, eBook
Middle Grade, Age 07 or older

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Setting: United States

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: 1st Generation

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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