Authors in Schools: Aisha Saeed

Monday, February 7, 2022 - 9:15am to 9:45am

River Bend Bookshop is so excited to welcome Aisha Saeed to our Authors in Schools Program! Celebrating the release of Omar Rising, this event is perfect for students Grades 5-8. If your students would like to join us on February 7, 2022, please contact events@riverbendbookshop.com for more information. 

Aisha Saeed is an award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of books for children. Her books, including the middle grade novel Amal Unbound (Penguin), the young adult novel Yes No Maybe So (co-written with Becky Albertalli), and the anthology Once Upon Eid (co-edited with S.K. Ali) received multiple starred reviews. Amal Unbound was selected as a Global Read Aloud for 2018 and was the winner of the South Asian book award. Her picture book, Bilal Cooks Daal (Simon and Schuster) received an APALA honor. Aisha is also a founding member of the nonprofit We Need Diverse Books™.  She lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her family. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram via @aishacs.

Event address: 
2217 Main St.
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Books: 
Amal Unbound Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399544682
Availability: Ships to our store in 3-8 Days
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - May 8th, 2018

Omar Rising Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593108581
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - February 1st, 2022