"We chose to write this story because we want to help younger kids connect with their culture. We want them to feel seen in their struggles with finding out how their culture is a part of them. The illustrations came from a place of wanting to represent many cultures with a lot of beautiful color. We hope the audience finds love for who they are."
Written and illustrated by Tlanesi Astorga '23 and Sayge Merrill '25.
"The Wonders of You is a book about these three children who talk about how wonderful they all are, teaching kids about how to love themselves and learn how to encourage confidence in their friends as well."
Written by Isha Madey '25 and illustrated by Clara Nguyen '25.
"A little turtle boy named Tony is outcast because of his blue shell, but soon he learns to accept himself."
Written by Margarita Ramirez '25 and illustrated by Eddie Memmott '25.
Rory is a little puppy who isn’t sure what it means to be unique. With the help of his dad, Rory learns that even though he’s unique, he can still have friends of all different kinds.
Written and Illustrated by Mika Thomas '24