Category Archives: Indian-American

My Sister’s Big Fat Indian Wedding by Sajni Patel

My Sister’s Big Fat Indian Wedding by Sajni Patel. Amulet Books, 2022. 9781419754531 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? High school senior Zurika Damani … Continue reading

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I’ll Go and Come Back by Rajani LaRocca, illustrated by Sara Palacios

I’ll Go and Come Back by Rajani LaRocca, illustrated by Sara Palacios. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536207170 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Jyoti and … Continue reading

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Sunflower Sisters by Monika Singh Gangotra, illustrated by Michaela Dias-Hayes

Sunflower Sisters by Monika Singh Gangotra, illustrated by Michaela Dias-Hayes. Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, 2022. 9781728252315 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Advanced Reader’s Copy picture book What did you like about the book? Amrita and … Continue reading

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Rainbow Hands by Mamta Nainy, illustrated by Jo Loring-Fisher

Rainbow Hands by Mamta Nainy, illustrated by Jo Loring-Fisher. Lantana Publishing, 2022. 9781913747749 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? The narrator, a young Indian … Continue reading

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Goodnight Ganesha by Nadia Salomon,  illustrated by Poonam Mistry

Goodnight Ganesha by Nadia Salomon,  illustrated by Poonam Mistry. Philomel Books, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593203613 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  Ornate illustrations … Continue reading

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Welcome Back, Maple Mehta-Cohen by Kate McGovern

Welcome Back, Maple Mehta-Cohen by Kate McGovern. Candlewick Press, 2021. 9781536215588 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  Maple loves hearing and telling stories, but … Continue reading

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What I Am by Divya Srinivasan

What I Am by Divya Srinivasan. Viking, Penguin Random House, 2021. 9780593204016 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  In this darling but deep … Continue reading

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