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Thakrar, Shveta

Summary: Sheetal Mistry, a rising high school junior who is half-star, half-human, must win a competition in the starry court to save her human father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC THA

Kelkar, Supriya

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KEL

Westerfeld, Scott.

Summary: In alternating chapters, eighteen-year-old Darcy Patel navigates the New York City publishing world and Lizzie, the heroine of Darcy's novel, slips into the "Afterworld" to survive a terrorist attack and becomes a spirit guide, as both face many challenges and both fall in love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION WES

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WES

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WES

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC WES

Charaipotra, Sona

Summary: The youngest doctor in America, an Indian-American teen makes her rounds -- and falls head over heels -- in the contemporary romantic comedy Symptoms of a Heartbreak. Fresh from med school, sixteen-year-old medical prodigy Saira arrives for her first day at her new job: treating children with cancer. She's always had to balance family and friendships with her celebrity as the Girl Genius -- but...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Imprint 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CHA

DasGupta, Sayantani

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DAS

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fantasy, Call number: JT Fantasy Dasgupta 2018

DasGupta, Sayantani

Summary: After Prince Lal is taken to her hometown in New Jersey, Kiranmala must return home to rescue him, but she faces a disturbing prophecy about the coming conflict between good and evil that is being led by her father, the evil Serpent King.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DAS

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fantasy Dasgupta 2020

LaRocca, Rajani

Summary: Can Mimi undo the mayhem caused by her baking in this contemporary-fantasy retelling of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream? Eleven-year-old Mimi Mackson comes from a big Indian American family: Dad's a renowned food writer, Mom's a successful businesswoman, and her three older siblings all have their own respective accomplishments. It's easy to feel invisible in such an impressive family,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yellow Jacket 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LAR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LAR

Krishnaswami, Uma

Summary: Eleven-year-old Dini loves movies, and so when she learns that her family is moving to India for two years, her devastation over leaving her best friend in Maryland is tempered by the possibility of meeting her favorite actress, Dolly Singh.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KRI

Menon, Sandhya

Summary: Pinky Kumar wears the social justice warrior badge with pride. From raccoon hospitals to persecuted rock stars, no cause is too esoteric for her to champion. But a teeny tiny part of her also really enjoys making her conservative, buttoned-up corporate lawyer parents cringe. Samir Jha might have a few...quirks remaining from the time he had to take care of his sick mother, like the endless...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MEN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC MEN

Bentley, Sue

Summary: "Preeti Namesh is snowed in, so she thinks it's going to be the most boring vacation ever, until magical pony Comet shows up"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BEN

Kashyap, Keshni.

Summary: Tina Malhotra, a sophomore at the Yarborough Academy in Southern California, creates an existential diary for an honors English assignment in which she tries to determine who she is and where she fits in.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 KAS

Dev, Sonali

Summary: Dr. Trisha Raje is San Francisco's most acclaimed neurosurgeon. But that's not enough for the Rajes, her influential immigrant family who achieved power by making its own non-negotiable rules: never trust an outsider, never do anything to jeopardize your brother's political aspirations, and never, ever, defy your family. Trisha has been guilty of breaking all the rules, but finally has a chance...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit DEV

Dev, Sonali

Summary: Dr. Trisha Raje is San Francisco's most acclaimed neurosurgeon. But that's not enough for the Rajes, her influential immigrant family who achieved power by making its own non-negotiable rules: never trust an outsider, never do anything to jeopardize your brother's political aspirations, and never, ever, defy your family. Trisha has been guilty of breaking all the rules, but finally has a chance...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DEV

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Dev 2019

Ahmed, Samira

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.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC AHM

Manning, Matthew K.

Summary: When Sai Patel, fifteen, is framed for crimes he did not commit, his online friends of Drone Academy help him locate the Copycat drone and prove his innocence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC MAN

Makhijani, Pooja.

Summary: An East Indian American daughter pleads with her mother to be allowed to wear one of her mother's colorful saris in honor of her seventh birthday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC Makhi

Wright, Camron Steve

Summary: Seven-year-old Chellamuthu's life--and his destiny--is forever changed when he is kidnapped from his village in Southern India and sold to the Lincoln Home for Homeless Children. His family is desperate to find him, and Chellamuthu anxiously tells the Indian orphanage that he is not an orphan, he has a mother who loves him. But he is told not to worry, he will soon be adopted by a loving family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WRI

Westerfeld, Scott

Summary: Darcy Patel navigates the New York City publishing world and Lizzie, the heroine of Darcy's novel, slips into the "Afterworld" to survive a terrorist attack and becomes a spirit guide, as both face challenges and fall in love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC WES

Perkins, Mitali

Summary: From 1965 through the present, an Indian American family adjusts to life in New York City, alternately fending off and welcoming challenges to their own traditions.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PER

Bajaj, Varsha

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BAJ

Patel, Sonia.

Summary: Rani Patel, almost seventeen and living on remote Moloka'i island, is oppressed by the cultural norms of her Gujarati immigrant parents but when Mark, an older man, draws her into new experiences red flags abound.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinco Puntos Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC PAT

Perkins, Mitali

Summary: Ranee worries that her children are losing their Indian culture. Sonia is wrapped up in a forbidden biracial love affair Tara seeks the limelight to hide her true self. Shanti desperately tries to make peace in the family. Anna fights to preserve Bengal tigers and her Bengali identity. As each Das woman decides which Bengali traditions to uphold in America, one hard truth remains: some scars...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC PER

Roy, Rachel

Summary: While exploring her grandmother's past at an ashram in India with her cousin Anandi, seventeen-year-old Raya finds herself and, perhaps, true love in this modern retelling of the legend of Dushyanta and Shakuntala.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: JIMMY Patterson Books, Little, Brown and Company 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ROY

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ROY

Bacigalupi, Paolo.

Summary: While practicing for their next baseball game, thirteen-year-old friends Rabi, Miguel, and Joe discover that the nefarious activities of the Delbe, Iowa, meatpacking plant have caused cows to turn into zombies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BAC

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