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Chanani, Nidhi

Summary: Priyanka Das has so many unanswered questions: Why did her mother abandon her home in India years ago? What was it like there? And most importantly, who is her father, and why did her mom leave him behind? But Pri's mom avoids these questions and the topic of India is permanently closed. For Pri, her mother's homeland can only exist in her imagination. That is, until she finds a mysterious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press 2017

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Bentley, Sue

1 hold on 1 copy

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

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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

Dev, Sonali

3 holds on 2 copies

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 Interlochen

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

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

Helweg, Arthur Wesley

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2002

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.4 DTP

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 Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Dasgupta 2018

Lahiri, Jhumpa.

Contents: A temporary matter.--When Mr. Pirzada came to dine.--Interpreter of maladies.--A real durwan.--Sexy.--Mrs. Sen's.--This blessed house.--The treatment of Bibi Haldar.--The third and final continent.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

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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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC LAR

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

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

Shalant, Phyllis.

Summary: Introduces the culture of India, describing important holidays, customs, special arts, folktales, games, and foods.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Julian Messner 1998

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 954 SHA

Nair, Kamala.

Summary: When Rakhee Singh is ten years old, her mother takes her from their Minnesota home to visit relatives in India. There she discovers a family secret that will haunt her. Only as a woman on the verge of marriage does Rakhee find the strength to confront the events of that summer and face the price of secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NAI

Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books/Doubleday 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 DIV

Badani, Sejal

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: When New York journalist Jaya suffers her third miscarriage and the slow unraveling of her marriage, she is desperate to assuage her deep anguish. Going to India to uncover answers to her family's past, she is intoxicated by the sights, smells, and sounds she experiences. Ravi, her grandmother's former servant and trusted confidant, reveals the resilience, struggles, secret love, and tragic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC BAD

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

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

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, 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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BAC

Chari, Sheela.

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

DasGupta, Sayantani

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Dasgupta 2019

Khorana, Aditi.

Summary: Tara, an Indian-American junior at Brierly prep school, feels her world dramatically change when a mirror planet to Earth is discovered and she, in this new era of scientific history, reconsiders her self and possible selves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill 2016

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