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Picture Book Stage, Brooklyn Commons

Brooklyn Commons

Children

Storytime: Always Anjali by Sheetal Sheth

Anjali isn’t too happy with her name. She doesn’t like how it’s “different” from other names, especially when she is being teased by other kids. When Anjali demands that her parents let her change her name and they refuse, she must look closely at her identity, what it really means to be “different,” and how being different can actually be wonderful. This picture book by activist and actress Sheetal Sheth is a touching story of embracing what makes you you.

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