Kim Scott

Children and Teen Services Manager

Kim Scott

(708) 215-3200 , kim@lagrangelibrary.org


Recommendations

Everything Sad is Untrue (a true story)
Daniel tells stories. As a middle schooler from Iran, he fills his time in his new classroom in Oklahoma sharing stories about what it was like living in Iran and what it's like being "the refugee kid in the back of the class." This beautiful tale illustrates how we are all connected, and how when we listen to one another's stories, we can no longer be enemies. Highly recommended for older… Continue
Mindy Kim, Class President
Mindy Kim is running for class president and she's basing her whole campaign on being kind and snacks. Who wouldn't want her to win? But Mindy must conquer her biggest fear: making a speech to the class about why she would be the best pick for president. Can Mindy overcome her biggest obstacle and prove to herself and others that she is the best choice for class president? This book is the fourth… Continue
Ahmed Aziz's Epic Year
After his dad gets sick, Ahmed and his family move from Hawaii to Minnesota. Ahmed cannot imagine a worse place to live. To top it off, he's one of the only brown kids in his school. Not one to excel at school, Ahmed surprises himself by reading all the books assigned to him in class, and he doesn't hate them. Then Ahmed starts to learn about his family's past, particularly his uncle. Getting… Continue