Jasmine Toguchi, Super Sleuth

And jasmine's big sister, doesn't seem to want to join in the Girl's Day fun this year, Sophie, which is kind of confusing. What is going on?as her big weekend plans start to unravel, Jasmine must use her sleuthing skills to spot the clues around her―and within herself. Reese, lets them search through her old clothes for the perfect accessories.

But the clothes are in her dark garage, which is kind of scary. On friday after school, Linnie comes over to plan their outfits for the Girl's Day celebrations. Then maybe, just maybe, she can put everything back in order before Girl's Day is over! And jasmine's neighbor, Mrs. And linnie decides to go home early, which is kind of weird.

The second heartfelt story of friendship and sisterhood in this charming new chapter book series, mother, starring a Japanese-American girl!It's a big weekend for Jasmine Toguchi! She's excited to celebrate Girl's Day―a Japanese holiday honoring women and girls―with her sister, and best friend, Linnie.


Jasmine Toguchi, Drummer Girl

But as she thinks about her strengths―tree-climbing, mochi making, collage―none of them feel quite right to perform on-stage. But will she be good enough at taiko in time to beat Maggie Milsap? Join Jasmine as she discovers her talent―and the difference between being the best and trying your best.

. Jasmine’s friends already have a talent: Tommy yo-yo’s, Daisy dances, and Linnie plays piano. When jasmine’s mom introduces her to the taiko, a traditional Japanese drum, Jasmine finally finds an activity that feels just right. A chicago public library best book of 2018* *a cybils easy reader and Early Chapter Book Award Winner*It’s talent show time at school, and eight-year-old Jasmine Toguchi is excited to show her stuff.

Plus, maggie milsap aka Miss Perfect is saying she'll have the best talent.

Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen

Can jasmine build her case and her mochi-making muscles in time for New Year's Day? Surely her sister has never done THAT before. For once, jasmine wishes SHE could do something before Sophie―something special, something different. Her mom says that jasmine is still too young to join in, so she hatches a plan to help the men pound the mochi rice instead.

But pounding mochi is traditionally reserved for boys. A junior library guild fall 2017 selectionan amazon's best children's books of 2017a beverly clearly children's choice award nomineean evanston public library's 101 great books for kids list 2017A Chicago Public Library's Best of the Best Books 2017A 2017 Nerdy Book Club Award WinnerA We Are Kid Lit Collective 2019 Summer Reading List Pick The first book in a new chapter book series featuring a spunky Japanese-American heroine!Eight-year-old Jasmine Toguchi is a flamingo fan, tree climber, Sophie, and top-notch mess-maker! She's also tired of her big sister, always getting to do things first.

And the mochi hammer is heavier than it looks. The new year approaches, and as the toguchi family gathers in Los Angeles to celebrate, Jasmine is jealous that her sister gets to help roll mochi balls by hand with the women.

Jasmine Toguchi, Flamingo Keeper

A chicago public library best book of 2018* Jasmine's best friend, Linnie, has just gotten a puppy. And now jasmine wants a pet of her own―a flamingo! So when her grandmother sends Jasmine a daruma doll as a surprise gift, Jasmine colors in one doll eye and wishes for a flamingo to keep. Next, jasmine tries to convince her parents that she’s responsible enough for a pet.

Debbi michiko florence is at her best in jamine Toguchi, special story of sisterhood and new responsibilities, Flamingo Keeper, a sweet, with illustrations by Elizabet Vukovic! . But soon it becomes clear that her wish may never come true! Will Jasmine's daruma doll ever get its second eye? Luckily her big sister, Sophie, has a surprise planned that fulfills Jasmine’s wish beyond her wildest dreams.

She cleans her room, and, takes out the trash, most importantly, brushes her teeth, researches everything she can about flamingos.

Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker, Book 1

Hanging from trees by her knees, doing handstands. Beatrice does her best thinking upside down. But when beatrice shows up at school dressed in black, Lenny arrives with a cool new outfit and a cool new friend. For beatrice Zinker, upside down works every time. She was definitely upside down when she and her best friend, Lenny, agreed to wear matching ninja suits on the first day of third grade.

Even worse, mend their friendship, she seems to have forgotten all about the top-secret operation they planned! Can Beatrice use her topsy-turvy way of thinking to save the mission, and flip things sunny-side up? .

Incognito Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker, Book 2

Tamarack, an upside of her own-with the words Most Strict lettered in gold-the team has to put the entire mission on hold to avoid suspicion. Lying low isn't exactly Beatrice's strong suit. And her classmate Wes desperately needs to be recognized. Beatrice zinker's top-secret plan, is finally in full swing! And she's REALLY EXCITED ABOUT IT! But when Beatrice impulsively awards her teacher, Operation Upside, Mrs.

. When wes's certificate falls into the wrong hands, Beatrice and her best friend, Lenny, must find a way once again, to save Operation Upside-and themselves-from big trouble.

Meet Yasmin!

Taking inspiration from her surroundings and her big imagination, assuming her imagination doesn't get too big, of course! A creative thinker and curious explorer, she boldly faces any situation, Yasmin and her multi-generational Pakistani American family will delight and inspire readers. 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.


Lola Levine Is Not Mean!

Now everyone is calling her mean lola levine! lola feels terrible, but with the help of her family, her super best friend, and a little "pencil power, Josh Blot, " she just might be able to turn it all around. In this first book in a series, young readers will be inspired by Lola's big heart and creative spirit as she learns to navigate the second grade in true Lola style!

Lola levine likes writing in her diario, eating her dad's matzo ball soup, sipping her mom's cafe con leche, and playing soccer with her team, the Orange Smoothies. So what if she doesn't always fit in? Lola is fierce on the field, but when a soccer game during recess gets too competitive, she accidentally hurts her classmate Juan Gomez.


Alvin Ho: Allergic to Camping, Hiking, and Other Natural Disasters

From lenore look and new york times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham comes a drop-dead-funny and touching series with a truly unforgettable character. Shares with diary of a Wimpy Kid the humor that stems from trying to manipulate the world. Newsday “Alvin’s a winner. New york Post Yearling Books. What will he do exposed in the wilderness with bears and darkness and.

. Alvin, an asian american second grader who's afraid of everything, is back, and his worst fear has come true: he has to go camping. Pit toilets? luckily, he’s got his night-vision goggles and water purifying tablets and super-duper heavy-duty flashlight to keep him safe. And he’s got his dad, too. Here's the second book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.


Lola Levine Meets Jelly and Bean

Yearling Books. Lbyr. Oh no, he's allergic! Lola is devastated and sets out to find Jelly a good home. The levines are finally getting a pet--a furry one that is. Luckily, we can expect a few mishaps, lola is rewarded with a very happy and still furry ending!With Lola's trademark humor, many funny moments, and a cute new pet all wrapped in one adorable book.

They are excited about adopting a kitty they name Jelly, but they don't get very far in the process when Ben starts sneezing.

Lola Levine: Drama Queen

In this fun and heartfelt chapter book, can Lola give Squirrel #2 her own special stamp and make it a play to remember? Yearling Books. She can do a slide tackle although she's not supposed to and even likes gooey worms. Nothing scares lola! that is, until she's auditioning in front of EVERYONE for her class play.

. Lbyr. Little brown Books for Young Readers. Seven-year-old Lola Levine is fierce on and off the soccer field. But on opening night, the curtain rises and she finds herself smack in the middle of an exasperating turn of events. After lola is overcome with stage fright, she's cast as Squirrel #2, a non-speaking part!Lola is more than a little disappointed, and she looks to her bubbe for advice and comfort.