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South Asia Book Award for Children's & Young Adult Literature, 2012-2017

South Asia Book Award for Children's & Young Adult Literature, 2012-2017

Resources for the titles recognized by this award since its inception in 2012 -- accurately and skillfully portraying South Asians

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Razia's Ray of Hope: One Girl's Dream of an Education
  • by Elizabeth Suneby and Suana Verelst
  • Multimedia Resources: 18
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    Grand Plan to Fix Everything, The
  • by Uma Krishnaswami and Abigail Halpin
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 15
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    Bombay Blues
  • by Tanuja Desai Hidier
  • South Asia Book Award (Winner, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 14
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    No Normal
  • by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2015)
    Amelia Bloomer (Commended, 2015)
    Quick Picks (Commended, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 14
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    Tina's Mouth: An Existential Comic Diary
  • by Keshni Kashyap and Mari Araki
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2013)
    Asian/Pacific American Award (Winner, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 13
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    Words in the Dust
  • by Trent Reedy
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2012)
    Christopher Award (Winner, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 13
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    Tiger Boy
  • by Mitali Perkins and Jamie Hogan
  • South Asia Book Award (Winner, 2016)
    Charlotte Huck Award (Honor, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 12
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    Maya
  • by Mahak Jain and Elly MacKay
  • South Asia Book Award (Winner, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Same Sun Here
  • by Silas House, Neela Vaswani, and Hilary Schenker
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Time to Dance, A
  • by Padma Venkatraman
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Rani Patel in Full Effect
  • by Sonia Patel
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2017)
    Morris Award (Finalist, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Book Uncle and Me
  • by Uma Krishnaswami
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Garden of My Imaan, The
  • by Farhana Zia
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    King for a Day
  • by Rukhsana Khan and Christiane Kromer
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Same, Same But Different
  • by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Shadow
  • by Michael Morpurgo
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Island's End
  • by Padma Venkatraman
  • South Asia Book Award (Winner, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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    Gandhi: A March to the Sea
  • by Alice B. McGinty and Thomas Gonzalez
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Karma
  • by Cathy Ostlere
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Kids of Kabul: Living Bravely Through a Never-Ending War
  • by Deborah Ellis
  • South Asia Book Award (Winner, 2013)
    Norma Fleck Award (Winner, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Secret Sky, The
  • by Atia Abawi
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Twenty-Two Cents: The Story of Muhammad Yunus
  • by Paula Yoo and Jamel Akib
  • South Asia Book Award (Winner, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Wise Fool, The: Fables from the Islamic World
  • by Shahrukh Husain and Micha Archer
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Razia and the Pesky Presents
  • by Natasha Sharma and Priya Kuriyan
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    One Half from the East
  • by Nadia Hashimi
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2017)
    Charlotte Huck Award (Commended, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Chained
  • by Lynne Kelly
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Following My Paint Brush
  • by Dulari Devi and Gita Wolf
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Boy & the Bindi, The
  • by Vivek Shraya and Rajni Perera
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    In Andal's House
  • by Gloria Whelan and Amanda Hall
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Moment Comes, A
  • by Jennifer Bradbury
  • South Asia Book Award (Winner, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    No Ordinary Day
  • by Deborah Ellis
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Small Acts of Amazing Courage
  • by Gloria Whelan
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Crane Boy
  • by Diana Cohn and Youme Landowne
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2016)
    Green Earth Award (Honor, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    My Basmati Bat Mitzvah
  • by Paula Freedman
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Sita's Ramayana
  • by Samhita Arni and Moyna Chitrakar
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Tale of Highly Unusual Magic, A
  • by Lisa Papademetriou
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Beyond Bullets: A Photo Journal of Afganistan
  • by Rafal Gerszak
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2012)
    Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Fantastic Adventures of Krishna, The
  • by Demi
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    What Elephants Know
  • by Eric Dinerstein
  • South Asia Book Award (Winner, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Ganesha's Sweet Tooth
  • by Sanjay Patel and Emily Haynes
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2013)
    Ezra Jack Keats Award (Honor, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Gobble You Up!
  • by Gita Wolf and Sunita
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    God Loves Hair
  • by Vivek Shraya and Juliana Neufeld
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2015)
    Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Pair of Twins, A
  • by Kavitha Mandana and Nayantara Surendranath
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2015)
    Amelia Bloomer (Commended, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Secrets of the Sky Caves: Danger and Discovery on Nepal's Mustang Cliffs
  • by Sandra K. Athans
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Torn
  • by David Massey
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Whole Story of Half a Girl, The
  • by Veera Hiranandani
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Wooden Sword, The: A Jewish Folktale from Afghanistan
  • by Ann Redisch Stampler and Carol Liddiment
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2013)
    Middle East Book Award (Winner, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Sona and the Wedding Game
  • by Kashmira Sheth and Yoshiko Jaeggi
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Bye, Bye, Motabhai!
  • by Kala Sambasivan and Ambika Sambasivan
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Escape from Tibet: A True Story
  • by Nick Gray and Laura Scandiffio
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Long Pitch Home, A
  • by Natalie Dias Lorenzi
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Rumor, The
  • by Anushka Ravishankar and Kanyika Kini
  • South Asia Book Award (Winner, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Boy Who Speaks in Numbers, The
  • by Mike Masilamani and Matthew Frame
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    When Bholu Came Back
  • by Kavitha Punniyamurthi and Niloufer Wadia
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Chandra's Magic Light: A Story in Nepal
  • by Theresa Heine and Judith Gueyfier
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India, The
  • by Marcia Williams
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Sweetest Mango, The
  • by Malavika Shetty and Ajanta Guhathakurta
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Bhimrao Ambedkar: The Boy Who Asked Why
  • by Sowmya Rajendran and Satwik Gade
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Mother Teresa: Saint of the Slums
  • by Lewis Helfand, Sankha Banerjee, and Sachin Nagar
  • South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Dear Mrs. Naidu
  • by Mathangi Subramanian
  • South Asia Book Award (Winner, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    My Friend is Hindu
  • by Khadija Ejaz
  • South Asia Book Award (Commended, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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