The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar

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The Henna Wars
Cover of The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar
Author(s) Adiba Jaigirdar
Published May 12, 2020
Publisher Page Street Kids
Genre(s) Contemporary Fiction
Age group Young Adult

The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar is a young adult contemporary novel, originally published on May 12, 2020.

Trigger Warnings

Author-Provided Warnings

The following content warning is given at the beginning of the book:

This book contains instances of racism, homophobia, bullying, and a character being outed.

Additional Trigger Warnings

  • Cultural appropriation
  • Islamophobia


An asterisk (*) indicates that the author openly identifies with that identity.

  • Bengali Muslim lesbian main character*
  • Afro-Brazilian Irish bisexual love interest
  • Bengali side characters
  • Korean side characters