Kid’s Book About the World’s Oldest Marathon Runner Is the First by a Major Publisher To Center on a Sikh Character

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Growing up as a Sikh boy in South Texas, Simran Jeet Singh longed for books with characters who looked like him and his family. But each visit to a bookstore or library ended in disappointment.

Fast forward about 30 years later, he went back to those same shelves in search of books that reflected his young daughters. But as it turns out, not much had changed.
“I didn’t want them to feel invisible,” Singh wrote in…

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