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Yasmin the fashionista —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

While her parents are out to dinner, a bored Yasmin decides to try on some of her mother's clothes, including her new shalwar kameez, which gets ripped--but with the help of Nana, Nani, and a glue-gun, the garment gets f...

Yasmin, The builder —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

As their makerspace project the students in Yasmin's second grade class are building a city: there are houses, a school, a church, even a castle, but Yasmin is not sure what to build--until inspiration strikes.

Yasmin the painter —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

Unsure about her artistic skills, second-grader Yasmin is not looking forward to the art competition at school--but with the support and encouragement of her family she produces a prize-winning painting.

Yasmin the superhero —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

Yasmin gathers a cape and mask and sets out to find a villain to defeat with her "super powers"--however there are no villains hiding on her block, just neighbors who need a little help.

Yasmin, The explorer —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

When Yasmin's father explains to her about explorers and maps, Yasmin decides to make a map of her neighborhood and she brings it along on a trip to the farmers' market with her mother--but will the map help her when the...

Meet Yasmin! —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

In this compilation of four separately published books, Pakistani American second grader Yasmin learns to cope with the small problems of school and home, while gaining confidence in her own skills and creative abilities...

Yasmin the teacher —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

When Ms. Alex is called away from the classroom, she leaves Yasmin in charge, but the other children just ignore her and start acting silly and noisy--until Yasmin thinks up a way to motivate them to finish the math assi...

Yasmin the zookeeper —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

Yasmin's class is going on a field trip to the zoo, and Yasmin is thrilled when she is chosen to help feed the monkeys; but when she trips and spills their food both she and the monkeys are upset--until she remembers tha...

Yasmin the librarian —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

It is library day and helper Yasmin is busy shelving books, but suddenly she discovers that her own special book is missing prompting her to calmly retrace her steps.

A thousand questions —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

Told in two voices, eleven-year-olds Mimi, who is visiting her wealthy grandparents in Karachi, Pakistan, for the first time and Sakina, daughter of the grandparents' cook, form an unexpected friendship.

A place at the table —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

Sixth-graders Sara, a Pakistani American, and Elizabeth, a Jewish girl, connect in an after school cooking club and bond over food and their mothers' struggles to become United States citizens.

Yasmin the singer —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

Yasmin is excited to attend a wedding party, but when the singing starts Yasmin is too shy to join in.

Yasmin the gardener —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

When spring arrives, Yasmin and her Baba plant a garden but Yasmin's flower seedling keeps wilting until her Nani sits in the sun, revealing to Yasmin what the plant needs.

Yasmin the chef —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

Yasmin's family is hosting a big party, but Yasmin is worried that the traditional food her family is cooking is too spicy--so her family challenges Yasmin to come up with a dish of her own.

Yasmin the scientist —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

Everyone seems to have an idea for the science fair except for Yasmin, but after some failed experiments Yasmin's snack break with Nani inspires an idea.

Yasmin the zookeeper —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

Yasmin's class is going on a field trip to the zoo, and Yasmin is thrilled when she is chosen to help feed the monkeys but when she trips and spills their food, both she and the monkeys are upset--until she remembers tha...

Yasmin the friend —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

After carefully planning a visit with Aly and Emma, Yasmin is disappointed to see that they want to play on their own, but a creative compromise may make everyone happy.

Yasmin the writer —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

Yasmin struggles with Ms. Alex's assignment to write an essay about her hero until she realizes that her hero is someone very close to her.

Yasmin the recycler —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

Yasmin is thrilled about her school's new recycling program, but getting her friends to pitch in is no easy task.

You can do it, Yasmin! —Faruqi, Saadia, author.

"A collection of four more stories featuring Yasmin! Whether she's braving the goalie net for the first time on the soccer field, trouble-shooting a plant problem in the garden with her family, tackling a tricky writing ...

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