Written by Aviaq Johnston, an Inuk author from Igloolik, Nunavut and illustrated by Amiel Sandland, Sometimes I Feel Shy tells the story of Aqi and Uka who decide to watch a movie after school. But when Sissi joins them, Aqi feels nervous. Aqi is sometimes shy around new people. Uka keeps asking Aqi if she is okay, which starts to make her upset. Uka supports Aqi to make her feel more comfortable. Aqi helps Uka understand that she is shy sometimes, and that's okay.