What Should I Read?

The Serpent's Secret: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond

Sayantani Dasgupta

On the morning of her 12th birthday, Kiranmala is just a regular 6th grader living in New Jersey, until her parents mysteriously vanish and a drooling rakkhosh demon slams through her kitchen, determined to eat her alive! Suddenly, Kiran is swept into the underworld, where -- among other things -- she must avoid the Serpent King and Rakkhoshi Queen in order to save her parents, the entire state of NJ, the world, and everything beyond it.

When Sophie Thinks She Can't...

by Molly Bang

When Sophie gets stuck, she feels she isn't smart. "I can't do it!" she says. Her friends feel the same way. But then their teacher opens their minds to a helpful little word... "yet." This book is the perfect story to introduce children to growth mindset.