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511992
American as paneer pie by Kelkar, Supriya 

Paperback New title.(Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2021)

BTSB #: 511992 Temp OS

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
Lexile: 840

Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: Immigrants - Fiction East Indian Americans - Fiction Prejudices - Fiction Bullying - Fiction Self-confidence - Fiction Hate crimes - Fiction Middle schools - Fiction School stories


Summary: 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, where she is teased about her culture.


7.37 *

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511997
American as paneer pie by Kelkar, Supriya 

BTSB Prebound(Aladdin, 2020)

BTSB #: 511997 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
AR: 5.4 MG Lexile: 840

Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: Immigrants - Fiction East Indian Americans - Fiction Prejudices - Fiction Bullying - Fiction Self-confidence - Fiction Hate crimes - Fiction Middle schools - Fiction School stories


Summary: 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, where she is teased about her culture.


21.46 *

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698411
Best at it by Pancholy, Maulik 

Paperback(HarperCollins, 2020)

BTSB #: 698411 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4 MG RC: 4.5 3-5 Lexile: 620 HL

Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: East Indian Americans - Fiction Family life - Indiana - Fiction Identity (Psychology) - Fiction Anxiety - Fiction Middle schools - Fiction School stories Bullying - Fiction Indiana - Fiction


Summary: 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.


6.55 *

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897754
Binny's Diwali by Umrigar, Thrity N. 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Press, 2020)

BTSB #: 897754 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   
AR: 4 LG Lexile: 720 AD

Genres: Holidays Multicultural


Subjects: Divali - Fiction Hinduism - Customs and practices - Fiction East Indian Americans - Fiction


Summary: 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 classmates. Includes information on the five days of Diwali, what it commemorates, and its special traditions.


21.46 *

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258836
Chaos curse [Kiranmala and the kingdom beyond Volume: Book 3]by DasGupta, Sayantani 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Press, 2020)

BTSB #: 258836 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.8 MG Lexile: 820

Genres: Fantasy Fiction Adventure Fiction


Subjects: East Indian Americans - Fiction Princesses - Fiction Adventure fiction Fantasy fiction


Summary: Prince Lal has been spirited away to, of all places, Parsippany, so Kiranmala must leave the Kingdom Beyond and return home to rescue him; but reality seems to be wavering around her because something is causing a dangerous disruption in the multiverse, and she must face the disturbing prophecy about her own role in the approaching conflict between good and evil--not to mention her own growing feelings for Prince Neel.


21.46 *

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081844
Count me in by Bajaj, Varsha 

Paperback(Nancy Paulsen, 2020)

BTSB #: 081844 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 4.4 MG Lexile: 680 F&P: X

Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: Racism - Fiction East Indian Americans - Fiction Violence - Fiction Social media - Fiction Grandfathers - Fiction Friendship - Fiction Family life - Texas - Houston - Fiction Houston (Tex.) - Fiction


Summary: 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.


081984
Count me in by Bajaj, Varsha 

BTSB Prebound(Nancy Paulsen, 2019)

BTSB #: 081984 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 4.4 MG Lexile: 680 F&P: X

Genres: Multicultural


Subjects: Racism - Fiction East Indian Americans - Fiction Violence - Fiction Social media - Fiction Grandfathers - Fiction Friendship - Fiction Family life - Texas - Houston - Fiction Houston (Tex.) - Fiction


Summary: 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.


207548
Finding Mighty by Chari, Sheela 

BTSB Prebound(Amulet Books, 2017)

BTSB #: 207548 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 4.1 MG RC: 3.3 6-8 Lexile: 590 F&P: Y

Genres: Mystery Fiction


Subjects: Mystery fiction Family life - New York (State) - Fiction Graffiti - Fiction Parkour - Fiction East Indian Americans - Fiction Racially mixed people - Fiction Dobbs Ferry (N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: Along the train lines north of New York City, twelve-year-old neighbors Myla and Peter search for the link between Myla's necklace and the disappearance of Peter's brother, Randall. Thrown into a world of parkour, graffiti, and diamond-smuggling, Myla and Peter encounter a band of thugs who are after the same thing as Randall. Can Myla and Peter find Randall before it's too late, and their shared family secrets threaten to destroy them all?


20.74 *

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258837
Game of stars [Kiranmala and the kingdom beyond Volume: Book 2]by DasGupta, Sayantani 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Press, 2019)

BTSB #: 258837 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.8 MG RC: 5.4 3-5 Lexile: 830

Genres: Fantasy Fiction Adventure Fiction


Subjects: Fantasy fiction East Indian Americans - Fiction Princesses - Fiction Magic - Fiction Adventure fiction


Summary: Months after Kiranmala's adventure in the Kingdom Beyond, a vision of the Demon Queen starts showing up in her bedroom, trying to tell Kiran something, but getting cutoff before she can finish; then she starts seeing an advertisement for an archery contest on her family's interdimensional television and Kiran realizes that she must return to her place of birth--where society is falling apart, a reality show is taking over, her friends are in danger, and she, once again, becomes the warrior princess she was meant to be.


21.46 *

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517032
How to wear a sari by Khiani, Darshana 

BTSB Prebound(Versify, 2021)

BTSB #: 517032 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-7   


Genres: Multicultural Humorous Fiction Family Life


Subjects: Clothing and dress - Fiction Family life - Fiction Saris - Fiction Maturation (Psychology) - Fiction East Indian Americans - Fiction Humorous fiction


Summary: Tired of being treated like a child, a young girl sets out to prove herself capable to her multi-generational Indian-American family, but an ill-fated attempt at putting on a sari has an unexpected outcome.


21.46 *

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879523
Kalamata's kitchen by Thomas, Sarah 

BTSB Prebound(Random House, 2021)

BTSB #: 879523 In Bindery

Dewey: EAges: 4-8   


Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: East Indian Americans - Fiction Anxiety - Fiction Imagination - Fiction Indian cooking - Fiction Eating customs - Fiction Mother-daughter relationship - Fiction


Summary: Nervous about facing her first day at a new school, Kalamata embarks on a courage-inducing journey in her kitchen when her mother cooks up some comfort food complete with the Indian spices she loves.


21.46 *

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047080
Love, hate & other filters by Ahmed, Samira 

Paperback(Soho Teen, 2018)

BTSB #: 047080 Available

Dewey: FAges: 14-18   
Lexile: 660 HL

Genres: Multicultural Family Life


Subjects: Muslims - Fiction East Indian Americans - Fiction Dating (Social customs) - Fiction High schools - Fiction School stories Terrorism - Fiction Family life - Illinois - Chicago - Fiction Chicago (Ill.) - Fiction


Summary: Maya Aziz, seventeen, is caught between her India-born parents' world of college and marrying a suitable Muslim boy and her dream world of film school and dating her classmate, Phil, when a terrorist attack changes her life forever.


9.01 *

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205842
Pashmina by Chanani, Nidhi 

Paperback(First Second, 2017)

BTSB #: 205842 Available

Dewey: 741.5/NAges: 10-14   
AR: 2.3 MG RC: 2.6 6-8 Lexile: 240 GN

Subjects: Graphic novels East Indian Americans - Fiction Single-parent families - Fiction


Summary: A heartfelt young adult graphic novel about an Indian-American teen's attempt to reconnect with her mother's homeland through a magical pashmina shawl.


13.93 *

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205845
Pashmina by Chanani, Nidhi 

BTSB Prebound(First Second, 2017)

BTSB #: 205845 Available

Dewey: 741.5/NAges: 10-14   
AR: 2.3 MG RC: 2.6 6-8 Lexile: 240 GN

Subjects: Graphic novels East Indian Americans - Fiction Single-parent families - Fiction


Summary: A heartfelt young adult graphic novel about an Indian-American teen's attempt to reconnect with her mother's homeland through a magical pashmina shawl.


20.76 *

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304188
Queen of the Hanukkah dosas by Ehrenberg, Pamela 

BTSB Prebound(Farrar Straus Giroux, 2017)

BTSB #: 304188 Available

Dewey: EAges: 4-7   


Genres: Multicultural Holidays


Subjects: Siblings - Fiction Family life - Fiction Hanukkah - Fiction Jews - United States - Fiction East Indian Americans - Fiction


Summary: A boy is worried that his little sister's climbing will spoil the first night of Hanukkah, when his family combines his father's Jewish traditions with his mother's East Indian cooking.


20.76 *

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P01761
Same sun here by House, Silas 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2012)

BTSB #: P01761 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-11   


Subjects: Pen pals - Fiction East Indian Americans - Fiction Letters - Fiction


Summary: A twelve-year-old Indian immigrant in New York City and a Kentucky coal miner's son become pen pals, and eventually best friends, through a series of revealing letters exploring such topics as environmental activism, immigration, and racism.


258839
Serpent's secret [Kiranmala and the kingdom beyond Volume: Book 1]by DasGupta, Sayantani 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Press, 2018)

BTSB #: 258839 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.2 MG RC: 4.5 3-5 Lexile: 730 F&P: Y

Genres: Fantasy Fiction Adventure Fiction


Subjects: Fantasy fiction Missing persons - Fiction East Indian Americans - Fiction Princesses - Fiction Magic - Fiction Adventure fiction


Summary: [Book 1] 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 into another dimension, full of magic, winged horses, talking birds (very annoying), and cute princes--and somehow Kiranmala needs to sort it all out, find her parents, and basically save the world.


21.46 *

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P04093
Serpent's secret by DasGupta, Sayantani 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2018)

BTSB #: P04093 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   


Genres: Fantasy Fiction Adventure Fiction


Subjects: Missing persons - Fiction East Indian Americans - Fiction Princesses - Fiction Magic - Fiction Adventure fiction


Summary: 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 into another dimension, full of magic, winged horses, talking birds (very annoying), and cute princes--and somehow Kiranmala needs to sort it all out, find her parents, and basically save the world.


56.99 *

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596156
Softball switch-up [Jake Maddox girl sports stories]by Maddox, Jake 

BTSB Prebound(Stone Arch, 2020)

BTSB #: 596156 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 3.5 MG Lexile: 530 F&P: P

Genres: Sports


Subjects: Softball - Fiction Coaching (Athletics) - Fiction Teamwork (Sports) - Fiction Self-confidence - Fiction East Indian Americans - Fiction


Summary: When the coach of her championship softball team asks Raisa Kumar to teach a new recruit, Annie, how to pitch she is eager to help, especially since she hopes to be a coach herself someday; but when the team's other pitcher turns up with a broken arm, teaching Annie takes on a new urgency--and Raisa's efforts at coaching seem to be frustrating Annie rather then helping her.


21.28 *

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596313
Tennis triumph [Jake Maddox JV girls]by Maddox, Jake 

BTSB Prebound(Stone Arch, 2021)

BTSB #: 596313 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.1 MG Lexile: 600 F&P: R

Genres: Sports Multicultural


Subjects: Tennis - Fiction Poverty - Fiction Middle schools - Fiction School stories East Indian Americans - Fiction


Summary: Mira Ravi is the first-seed singles star on Hilltop Middle School's tennis team, but her life off the court is a much harder match to win as she juggles tough responsibilities at home, in school, and with her team.


21.60 *

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