Persian/Persian American

Baba’s Gift: A Persian Father’s Love of Family

by Ariana Shaheen Amini

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Storytelling, Family Relationship: Parents, Immigrant: Education, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Darius the Great Deserves Better

by Adib Khorram

Age 12 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 2nd, LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

How It All Blew Up

by Arvin Ahmadi

Age 14 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Detention, Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Religious, Family Relationship: Parents, Generational Differences: Dating, LGBTQIA+, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim

Opportunity Knocks

by Sara Farizan

Age 08 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Parents, Family Relationship: Siblings, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, The Arts

Say My Name

by Joanna Ho

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Names & Pronunciations, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Seven Special Somethings: A Nowruz Story

by Adib Khorram

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Sugar in Milk

by Thrity Umrigar

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations, Genre: Historical, Immigrant: Education, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Tell Me How You Really Feel

by Aminah Mae Safi

Age 13 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts