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Rajurkar, Anuradha D.

Summary: Rani Kelkar never lied to her parents-- until she meets Oliver. The same qualities that draw her in-- his tattoos, his charisma, his passion for art-- make him her mother's worst nightmare. When Oliver's troubled home life unravels, he starts to ask more of Rani than she knows how to give. When a twist of fate leads Rani from Evanston, Illinois to Pune, India for a summer, she has a reckoning...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 CHA

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

1 hold on 3 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 Woodmere

1 available in Adult Display, Call number: FIC DEV

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

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

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

Khiani, Darshana

Summary: Tired of being treated like a child, a young girl sets out to prove herself capable to her multi-generational Indian-American family, but an ill-fated attempt at putting on a sari has an unexpected outcome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Versify, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KHI

Sharma, Annika

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Kiran Mathur knows firsthand just how dangerous love can be. After all, her sister's marriage in India nearly destroyed Kiran's family. So she's decided to redeem romance herself-by not falling for anyone who might disappoint her parents. That is, until she meets her new neighbor Nash Hawthorne..."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Casablanca 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHA

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

Helweg, Arthur Wesley

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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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 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

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

Sathian, Sanjena

Summary: "An Indian-American serio-comic and magical realist epic love story about the perils of ambition, tracing the mysterious alchemy of its characters' transformation from high school in an Atlanta suburb through young adulthood in the Bay Area"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SAT

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAT

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Sathian 2021

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 Graphic Novels, 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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

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

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 Interlochen

1 available in JT Fantasy, Call number: JT Fantasy 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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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LAH

Dev, Sonali

Summary: Chef Ashna Raje desperately needs a new strategy in order to save her restaurant and prove to her estranged, overachieving mother that she isn't a complete screw up. When she's asked to join the cast of Cooking with the Stars, what's the worst that could happen? Rico Silva, that's what. He was her first love, and ghosted her at the worst possible time in her life. A FIFA winning soccer star,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEV

Kelkar, Supriya

Summary: Middle-schooler Sonali cannot bring herself to share her feelings, but when she wakes up one day and begins to involuntarily burst into Bollywood song and dance routines that showcase her emotions, she realizes she has to find her voice and share her feelings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Ruths, Mitali Banerjee

Summary: "Archie is worried that her school friends won't like Diwali, her favorite Hindu holiday, and when a storm knocks out the electricity, it looks like the party may be ruined."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RUT

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