Meet Yasmin, a spirited Pakistani American second-grader who's always on the lookout for those "a-ha" moments to help her solve life's little problems. Taking inspiration from her surroundings and her big imagination, she boldly faces any situation, assuming her imagination doesn't get too big, of course
Meet Yasmin Yasmin is a spirited second-grader who's always on the lookout for those aha moments to help her solve life's little problems.
It's spring Yasmin and her baba are excited to plant their garden, and Yasmin chooses a flower seedling. She gives it plenty of sun, water, and good soil . . . so why is it wilting? Watching Nani sit in the sun gives Yasmin a bright idea and she knows just what her little plant needs.
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 assignment, or managing a disagreement with her friends, Yasmin is always thinking outside the box to come up with creative solutions. Yasmin can do it.
Ms. Alex has assigned Yasmin's class to write about their heroes. Yasmin loves to write, but she can't decide who her hero is. After dismissing lots of ideas, could it be that Yasmin's hero has been right beside her all along?
Everyone seems to have a great idea for the makerspace project -- everyone except for Yasmin All the good ideas are taken. Luckily, recess solves everything Inspiration strikes and Yasmin creates something that brings the whole class together.
Yasmin loves hosting parties Music, friends, fun But what she doesn't love is the spicy food her Pakistani family serves. Yasmin puts on her chef hat and plans to make her own amazing, fantastic recipe...as soon as she figures out what that is.
In this collection of four stories, Yasmin takes charge of some sticky situations At home, at school, or out and about, Yasmin faces challenges head on with creativity and quick thinking. Whether she's creating a new recipe, finding a way to rescue a stuck toy for a little friend, or calming down monkeys (and classmates ), a clever solution to any problem is just around the corner.
Every explorer needs a map Baba encourages Yasmin to make one of her own. But when Yasmin loses sight of Mama at the farmer's market, can her map bring them back together?
Superhero Yasmin She's got the cape. She's got the mask. Now she just needs a villain to defeat While she's looking for one, she meets lots of friends and neighbors who need her help, but no villains. Then Yasmin discovers that she might not need a villain to wield her super powers.
Yasmin knows exactly what she wants to play when her friends come over. But it turns out her friends have their own ideas. Could a creative compromise make everyone happy?
Ms. Alex gets called away--and puts Yasmin in charge Being teacher will be a snap But when things go wrong, Yasmin must think fast to get the class back on track before Ms. Alex gets back.
Yasmin's class is going to the zoo The students love watching the animals do silly things, but when Yasmin is chosen to feed the monkeys, she's the one that does something silly. Can Yasmin fix her mistake and make friends with the monkeys?
Everyone in Yasmin's gym class is excited to play soccer, except for Yasmin. She's seen the pros play, and it looks scary When Yasmin is chosen as goalie, will she step up or back out? Courage, Yasmin.
Yasmin is bored But a glimpse of the pretty clothes in Mama's closet turns a boring evening into a glamorous fashion show, until -- OOPS Mama's shalwar kameez is ruined Can Yasmin's nani save the day before Mama gets home?