Vicky has a new babysitter Though she's not Lauren, Vicky's favorite, Sabirah seems nice.
There's something different about Sabirah, too. She doesn't shake Vicky's dad's hand when she gets to the house, and she wears a scarf to cover her hair. Vicky has a lot of questions, such as what this scarf is called, and why Sabirah doesn't want to take it off
The curious Vicky learns that it's called a hijab, and that a lot of Muslim women wear one. Her new babysitter is happy to explain why she wears it, teaching Vicky about a culture that's new to her, while reminding Vicky how important it is to embrace diversity and people who are different from her
Whether they are familiar with hijabs or not, readers young and old will laugh and learn along with Vicky and her babysitter