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The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar
Page Street Kids / Page Street Publishing
Publication Date: May 12, 2020
Nishat is a closeted Muslim lesbian in a family with strong Bangladeshi standards She is expected to have an arranged marriage with a man. When she falls for Flavia, she is dismayed to discover that Flavia’s cousin is none other than her nemesis at school, Chyna.