Your Name Is A Song

Saddened by her classmates’ and teacher’s mispronunciations of her name, a girl is empowered by her discovery that names are like songs when she and her mom celebrate the musicality of African, Asian, Black-American, Latinx, and Middle Eastern names. Illustrated by Luisa Uribe. Published by The Innovation Press

Your Name is a Song by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

Your Name is a Song will be published on July 7, 2020.  Read more about it in my interview with John Schu here: YNIAS Cover Reveal

*STARRED REVIEW: “This lovely celebration of African American culture, featuring a Muslim family, offers a fresh way to look at the tradition of creating new names. . . A delightful celebration.” — Kirkus Reviews