My name is NANIE

diversity childrens book
Can a name have the power to connect one girl to places, people, things, and time?



Get ready to go on an adventure with 8 year old Nanie as she traces the origin of her name, travels between continents in search of the meaning of her name, and finally, finds the courage to celebrate her identity.

The search leads Nanie to discover that there's a story to all names. This sweet, narrative picture book, highlights the importance of respect, kindness and friendship with people of diverse ethnicity, and inspires parents to gift their children with the story of how/why each child's name was chosen.


Targeted for children ages 6-12