Children Who Dance in the Rain is an inspiring, instructive, and easily accessible introduction for readers to ideas about privilege and social justice.
Holi Colors is a humorous, gentle story about the classic Indian festival of Holi, told in the context of a modern-day family and their holiday preparations.
The Vaahana Tale is a humorous story based on traditional Hindu mythology and told in the style of an instructive animal fable.
Rajani LaRocca’s I’LL GO AND COME BACK is one of the sweetest, most heartwarming picture books there is on the topic of missing family.
The following list of vibrant kids books will help introduce readers of all ages to the history, traditions, and stories of Holi, the Festival of Colors.
Written by Dr. Simarjeet Kaur Sandhu, Kisaan is an enjoyable and fascinating introduction to one aspect of Indian culture for young readers.
Classes and families will find Classic Tales from India an exciting dive into the rich and vibrant cultural stories of India.
Veera Hiranandani earned her MFA in creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College. She is the author of The Whole Story of Half a Girl, which was named a Sydney Taylor Notable Book and a South Asian Book Award Finalist.
Gandhi, A March to the Sea is lovely book that should be in public libraries, home libraries, and school libraries.
In her latest addition to the fun and educational series “If You Were Me and Lived In …,” award-winning author and former social studies teacher Carole P. Roman introduces young readers to the country of India.