Celebrate Nowruz - Persian New Year

Nowruz 2021 will begin at 4:15 PM on Sunday, March 21 and ends at 4:14 PM on Monday, March 22
Check out the new book by award-winning author Adib Khorram celebrating a special Nowruz story.
And order it and other books celebrating Persian American and Persian lives and stories.

 

 

Seven Special Somethings: A Nowruz Story Cover Image
By Adib Khorram, Zainab Faidhi (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593108260
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Published: Dial Books - February 16th, 2021

A picture book celebrating Persian New Year by award-winning author Adib Khorram


Darius the Great Is Not Okay Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780525552970
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Published: Penguin Books - August 20th, 2019

Darius doesn't think he'll ever be enough, in America or in Iran. Hilarious and heartbreaking, this unforgettable debut introduces a brilliant new voice in contemporary YA.

Winner of the William C. Morris Debut Award


“Heartfelt, tender, and so utterly real. I’d live in this book forever if I could.”


Darius the Great Deserves Better Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593108239
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Published: Dial Books - August 25th, 2020

In this companion to the award-winning Darius the Great Is Not Okay, Darius suddenly has it all: a boyfriend, an internship, a spot on the soccer team. It's everything he's ever wanted--but what if he deserves better?


A Very Large Expanse of Sea Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062866578
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Published: HarperCollins - October 8th, 2019

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature!


Code of Honor Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545695190
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 25th, 2015

From the acclaimed of author of Prisoner B-3087, a timely, heart-racing action-adventure about the War on Terror -- and the bond between brothers.

Kamran Smith has it all. He's the star of the football team, dates the most popular girl in school, and can't wait to join the Army like his big brother, Darius.


Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812968378
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - January 13th, 2004

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Finalist for the PEN/USA Award in Creative Nonfiction, the Thurber Prize for American Humor, and the Audie Award in Biography/Memoir

This Random House Reader’s Circle edition includes a reading group guide and a conversation between Firoozeh Dumas and Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner!


Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781524717827
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Published: Ember - March 26th, 2019

In development as a television series from Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine production company and ABC Studios!


It Ain't So Awful, Falafel Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781328740960
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Published: Clarion Books - August 15th, 2017

Zomorod (Cindy) Yousefzadeh is the new kid on the block . . . for the fourth time. California’s Newport Beach is her family’s latest perch, and she’s determined to shuck her brainy loner persona and start afresh with a new Brady Bunch name—Cindy. It’s the late 1970s, and fitting in becomes more difficult as Iran makes U.S.


Saffron Ice Cream Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338150520
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - May 29th, 2018

A joyous celebration of a girl's first family outing in a new country

"With her colorful, exuberant folk-art illustrations and upbeat, friendly tone, Rashin makes a daunting cross-cultural leap seem as easy as a summer breeze." -- New York Times Book ReviewRashin is excited about her first visit to the beach in her family's new home.


Down and Across Cover Image
Not available for order.
ISBN: 9780425289877
Availability: Special Order - Subject to publisher availability.
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - February 6th, 2018

"John Green fans will appreciate this tale."USA Today
"[A] humorous, deeply human coming-of-age story." The Washington Post


Everything Sad Is Untrue: (a true story) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646140008
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Published: Levine Querido - August 25th, 2020

A National Indie Bestseller
An NPR Best Book of the Year
A New York Times Best Book of the Year
An Amazon Best Book of the Year
A Booklist Editors' Choice
A BookPage Best Book of the Year
A NECBA Windows & Mirrors Selection
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
A Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year


Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780375422300
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Pantheon - April 29th, 2003

Originally published to wide critical acclaim in France, where it elicited comparisons to Art Spiegelman's Maus, Persepolis is Marjane Satrapi's wise, funny, and heartbreaking memoir of growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution.


The Complete Persepolis: Now a Major Motion Picture (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780375714832
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Published: Pantheon - October 30th, 2007

Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi's best-selling, internationally acclaimed graphic memoir.


Amazing Women of the Middle East: 25 Stories from Ancient Times to Present Day Cover Image
By Tarnowska Wafa', Margarida Esteves (Illustrator), Hoda Hadadi (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781623718701
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Published: Crocodile Books - September 1st, 2020

A superb collection of stories about incredible women from the Middle East


The Girl with a Brave Heart PB Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781846869310
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Published: Barefoot Books - March 1st, 2013

After showing kindness to a strange old woman, Shiraz receives the gift of beauty but her lazy and unkind stepsister, Nargues, suffers a less pleasant fate in this adaptation of the Grimm's fairy tale, OMother Hulda, O reset in Tehran, Iran. Illustrations.


Conference of the Birds Cover Image
By Alexis York Lumbard (Retold by), Demi (Calligrapher), Seyyed Hossein Nasr (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781937786021
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Published: Wisdom Tales - September 30th, 2012

Covers the adventures of a flock of wayfaring birds in search of their king. This book provides parents with an opportunity to teach moral and spiritual development to their children. It offers tales that can help children overcome fear, physical hardship, and inner limitations.


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