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Tomatoes for Neela —Lakshmi, Padma, author.

"Neela loves cooking with her amma and writing down the recipes in her notebook. It makes her feel closer to her paati who lives far away in India. On Saturdays, Neela and Amma go to the green market and today they are b...

Archie celebrates Diwali —Ruths, Mitali Banerjee, author.

"Archie is worried that her school friends won't like Diwali, her favorite Hindu holiday, and when a storm knocks out the electricity, it looks like the party may be ruined."--Provided by publisher.

What I am —Srinivasan, Divya, author, illustrator.

A young narrator describes herself as many things at the same time - a girl, a granddaughter, Indian, American, both selfish and generous, mean and kind - and these seeming contradictions are precisely what makes her a u...

Daughter of the deep —Riordan, Rick, author.

In this story inspired by Jules Verne's "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea," Ana Dakkar, a freshman at Harding-Pencroft Academy, a five-year high school that graduates the best marine scientists, naval warriors, navigators, a...

The serpent's secret —DasGupta, Sayantani, author.

Up until her twelfth birthday, Kiranmala considered herself an ordinary sixth-grader in Parsippany, New Jersey, but then her parents disappear and a drooling rakkhosh demon shows up in her kitchen, and soon she is swept ...

The best at it —Pancholy, Maulik, 1974- author.

Twelve-year-old Rahul Kapoor, an Indian-American boy growing up in small-town Indiana, struggles to come to terms with his identity, including that he may be gay.

Count me in —Bajaj, Varsha, author.

Told from two viewpoints, sixth-graders Karina and Chris use social media to stand up to racism in Houston, Texas, after an attack puts Karina's Indian American grandfather in the hospital.

A batch made in heaven —Nelson, Suzanne, 1976- author.

Mina is excited to start her mentorship at A Batch Made in Heaven, a bakery famous throughout Washington State for their unique cookies, because she would like to become a baker herself, and she wants to enter the cookie...

The interplanetary expedition of Mars Patel —Chari, Sheela, author.

"Six months ago, Mars Patel boarded a spaceship to travel to Oliver Pruitt's colony on the planet Mars, and now he's finally there. The journey gave Mars lots of time to bond with his copilots, but Mars and his new frien...

The chaos curse —DasGupta, Sayantani, author.

Prince Lal has been spirited away to, of all places, Parsippany, so Kiranmala must leave the the Kingdom Beyond and return home to rescue him; but reality seems to be wavering around her because something is causing a da...

My dadima wears a sari —Sheth, Kashmira.

Two young sisters raised in America learn about the beauty and art of wearing a sari from their wise Indian grandmother. Includes instructions on wrapping a sari.

Sugar in milk —Umrigar, Thrity N., author.

A young girl in modern times comes from India to live in America with her extended family. She feels so alone, until she remembers a story her mother once told her about a group of Persians who were ousted from their cou...

American as paneer pie —Kelkar, Supriya, 1980- author.

When a racist incident rocks her small Michigan town, eleven-year-old Lekha must decide whether to speak up or stay silent, even as she struggles to navigate her life at home, where she can be herself, and at school, whe...

Laxmi's mooch —Anand, Shelly, author.

After Laxmi's friend Zoe points out the hairs on her lip, Laxmi is very self-conscious until her East Indian parents help her to accept and celebrate her appearance.

The best at it —Pancholy, Maulik, 1974- author.

Twelve-year-old Rahul Kapoor, an Indian-American boy growing up in small-town Indiana, struggles to come to terms with his identity, including that he may be gay.

Binny's Diwali —Umrigar, Thrity N., author.

Binny's class is learning about different holiday traditions, and today it is time for Binny to share the story of her favorite holiday, Diwali, the Festival of Lights--and she even has some special treats to give her cl...

Midsummer's mayhem —LaRocca, Rajani, author.

Loosely based on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, eleven-year-old Mimi Mackson entangles herself and her family with mischievous fairies when she seeks to win a baking contest.

Ahmed Aziz's epic year —Hamza, Nina, author.

"A Indian American boy endures a family move from Hawaii to frigid Minnesota and, with the help of three life-changing books he reads in school, he learns to like reading, and ultimately, himself"-- Provided by publisher...

What I meant-- —Lamba, Marie.

Having to share her home with her demanding and devious aunt from India makes it all the more difficult for fifteen-year-old Sang to deal with such things as her parents thinking she is too young to date, getting less th...

That thing about Bollywood —Kelkar, Supriya, 1980- author.

Middle-schooler Sonali cannot bring herself to share her feelings, but when she wakes up one day and begins to involuntarily burst into Bollywood song and dance routines that showcase her emotions, she realizes she has t...

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