Tea with Milk

Gender & Sexism
People, Identity & Culture
Allen Say
Age Group:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Gender & Sexism
People, Identity & Culture

At home in San Francisco, May speaks Japanese and the family eats rice and miso soup. When she visits her friends' homes, she eats fried chicken and spaghetti. But when her family moves back to Japan, she soon feels lost and homesick for America. In Japan everyone calls her by her Japanese name, Masako. She has to wear kimonos and sit on the floor. May is sure that she will never feel at home in this country; a matchmaker is hired so she can get married. Outraged at the thought, May sets out to find her own way in the big city of Osaka.

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When Aidan Became a Brother

Kyle Lukoff

When Aidan was born, everyone thought he was a girl. After he realized he was a boy, Aidan and his parents fixed the parts of his life that didn't fit anymore, and he settled happily into his new life. Then Mom and Dad announced they're going to have another baby and Aidan wants to do everything he can to make things right for his new sibling from the beginning.

When Aidan Became a Brother