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Sona Sharma, A Friend Indeed

Author: Chitra SoundarIllustrator: Jen Khatun

Sona is running for class leader at school, but when bestie Joy decides to run against her, will it all end in tears? The third book in the wonderful Sona series, this beautifully told story is rich with authentic cultural details and Jen Khatun’s evocative, digitally enhanced pen-and-ink line drawings.

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  • Longlisted for the Alligator's Mouth Award 2023
  • Chitra Soundar was shortlisted for the Greenaway Medal 2019 and 2020
  • Own Voice
  • South Asian representation
  • Diverse cast
  • Challenges gender stereotypes
  • Female lead