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Grandfather Gandhi

by Arun Gandhi, Bethany Hegedus, and Evan Turk
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2014
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (8), Author Personal Websites (3), Author Blogs (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Night Diary, The

by Veera Hiranandani
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2018
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (9), Author Personal Websites (1), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Amal Unbound

by Aisha Saeed
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Malala's Magic Pencil

by Malala Yousafzai and Kerascoet
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Wolf Girls, The: An Unsolved Mystery from History

by Jane Yolen, Heidi E.Y. Stemple, and Roger Roth
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Mystery, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2001
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (11), Author Personal Websites (3), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Kite Runner, The

by Khaled Hosseini
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Adventure, Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2003
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (2), Author Personal Websites (1)
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Razia's Ray of Hope: One Girl's Dream of an Education

by Elizabeth Suneby and Suana Verelst
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Middle Eastern, South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2013
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Sold

by Patricia McCormick
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Realistic Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2006
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (3), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World

by Malala Yousafzai and Patricia McCormick
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Pattan's Pumpkin: An Indian Flood Story

by Chitra Soundar and Frane Lessac
  • Grade Level:
    PK-2
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Fairy Tales / Folklore
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (7), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Manjhi Moves a Mountain

by Nancy Churnin and Danny Popovici
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Namesake, The

by Jhumpa Lahiri
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Grand Plan to Fix Everything, The

by Uma Krishnaswami and Abigail Halpin
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Realistic Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian, Middle Eastern
  • Year Published:
    2011
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (7), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Tina's Mouth: An Existential Comic Diary

by Keshni Kashyap and Mari Araki
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Graphic Novel
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian, Asian / Pacific American
  • Year Published:
    2012
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (6), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

by Malala Yousafzai
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian, Women / Girls
  • Year Published:
    2013
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (4), Author Personal Websites (1)
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Bombay Blues

by Tanuja Desai Hidier
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Realistic Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (9), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Ahimsa

by Supriya Kelkar
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Meet Yasmin!

by Saadia Faruqi and Hatem Aly
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Flying with the Eagle, Racing Great Bear

by Joseph Bruchac and Murv Jacob
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Fairy Tales / Folklore
  • Cultural Areas:
    American Indian, South Asian
  • Year Published:
    1993
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (9), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), In-depth Interviews (1), Author Guest Blog Posts (1)
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Breadwinner, The

by Deborah Ellis

Book 1 of the Breadwinner Trilogy

  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Cultural Areas:
    Middle Eastern, South Asian, Women / Girls
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (2), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Four Feet, Two Sandals

by Karen Lynn Williams, Khadra Mohammed, and Doug Chayka
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King for a Day

by Rukhsana Khan and Christiane Kromer
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Holiday, Sports
  • Cultural Areas:
    Disability, South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2013
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (2), Author Personal Websites (1), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Top of the World, The: Climbing Mount Everest

by Steve Jenkins
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Hot, Hot Roti for Dada-Ji

by Farhana Zia and Ken Min
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Realistic Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Asian / Pacific American, South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2011
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (5), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Time to Dance, A

by Padma Venkatraman
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Realistic Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2014
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (4), Author Personal Websites (1), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
  • Book Resources:
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Written in the Stars

by Aisha Saeed
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Realistic Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian, Middle Eastern
  • Year Published:
    2015
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (5), Author Personal Websites (1), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
  • Book Resources:
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Dressmaker of Khair Khana, The: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe

by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
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Pashmina

by Nidhi Chanani
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Graphic Novel
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2017
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (6), Author Personal Websites (1)
  • Book Resources:
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Dog Named Haku, A: A Holiday Story from Nepal

by Margarita Engle, Amish Karanjit, Nicole Karanjit, and Ruth Jeyaveeran
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Holiday
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (9), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Bringing Asha Home

by Uma Krishnaswami and Jamel Akib
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian, Asian / Pacific American
  • Year Published:
    2006
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (5), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Born Confused

by Tanuja Desai Hidier
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Happiest Tree, The: A Yoga Story

by Uma Krishnaswami and Ruth Jeyaveeran
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Climbing the Stairs

by Padma Venkatraman
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Balarama: A Royal Elephant

by Ted Lewin and Betsy Lewin

Part of the Adventures Around the World

  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Science
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2009
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (3), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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Ghost Catcher, The: A Bengali Folktale

by Martha Hamilton, Mitch Weiss, and Kristen Balouch
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Fairy Tales / Folklore
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2008
  • Author Resources:
    Author Personal Websites (3), Audio Name Pronunciations (2)
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Same Sun Here

by Silas House, Neela Vaswani, and Hilary Schenker
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Gandhi: A March to the Sea

by Alice B. McGinty and Thomas Gonzalez
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2013
  • Author Resources:
    Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1)
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Tiger Boy

by Mitali Perkins and Jamie Hogan
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Science
  • Genres:
    Realistic Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2015
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (3), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2)
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Be the Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story

by Arun Gandhi, Bethany Hegedus, and Evan Turk
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2016
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (3), Author Blogs (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Book Uncle and Me

by Uma Krishnaswami
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2016
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (4), Author Personal Websites (1), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Children of the Wolf

by Jane Yolen
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Social Studies
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    1984
  • Author Resources:
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Homeless Bird

by Gloria Whelan
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Health, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Realistic Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2000
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Ruler of the Courtyard

by Rukhsana Khan and R. Gregory Christie
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Realistic Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2003
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (3), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2)
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Thousand Splendid Suns, A

by Khaled Hosseini
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Realistic Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2007
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (3), Author Personal Websites (1)
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Nasreen's Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan

by Jeanette Winter
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Middle Eastern, South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2009
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Yasmin's Hammer

by Ann Malaspina and Doug Chayka
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Realistic Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2010
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (2), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Words in the Dust

by Trent Reedy
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Same, Same But Different

by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw
  • Grade Level:
    PK-2
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Realistic Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2011
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Problem with Being Slightly Heroic, The

by Uma Krishnaswami and Abigail Halpin
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Twenty-Two Cents: The Story of Muhammad Yunus

by Paula Yoo and Jamel Akib
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    South Asian
  • Year Published:
    2014
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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    Book Guides & Lesson Plans (1), Book Readings (1), Customizable Lessons (1)
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