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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

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

Ruths, Mitali Banerjee

Summary: At her mother's request Priya is planning a surprise anniversary party for her father, but she is finding it hard to keep it a secret from her inquisitive dad.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic, Inc. 2023

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Kelkar, Supriya

Summary: "When an Indian American boy starts school in a new classroom, one child can't pronounce his name properly. It stings, but his parents remind him that his name shows how special he is. With lush illustrations by Sandhya Prabhat, award-winning author Supriya Kelkar writes a stunning tribute to the thing that introduces us to the world -- our names -- reminding readers of the beauty in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KEL

Sekaran, Shanthi

Summary: Twelve-year-old Boomi accidentally travels back in time to 1986 Thumpton-on-Soar, England, where she meets her late father as a child, changing her life forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SEK

Mirchandani, Raakhee

Summary: "Super Satya is ready to have a super day, including finally conquering the tallest slide in Hoboken. But her day takes a not-so-super turn when she realizes her superhero cape is stuck at the dry cleaner. Will she be able to face her fears, help her friends and be the true hero everyone knows she is? Super Satya Saves The Day introduces Satya, a precocious Indian-American superhero."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bharat Babies 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MIR

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...

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

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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

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC AHM

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEV

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DEV

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

Gopal, Jyoti Rajan

Summary: An American child of East Asian descent revels in dances, clothing, games, foods and other characteristics of both cultures, while blending them into what makes this American desi unique.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GOP

Avachat, Arushi

Summary: As her sister's wedding approaches, high school senior Arya must navigate fraught family dynamics, the fallout of her two best friends breaking up, and a tense partnership with her rival, the frustratingly attractive student council president.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wednesday Books 2024

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

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"--

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BEN

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: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Versify, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KHI

Menon, Uma

Summary: "Recounting her mother's migration from India and how she came to speak two languages--Malayalam and English--a young girl shows how the gift of multilingualism can transport people across borders and around the world"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2024

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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: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC CHA

Ruths, Mitali Banerjee

Summary: Priya Chakraborty plans a birthday party for her first client, Layla Aunty, personalizing everything from the invitations to the menu in Aunty's favorite color, but as party-time finally arrives, Priya is nervous something will go wrong.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2023

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Sriram, Meera

Summary: A mother shares family memories and stories with her daughter as she applies henna to the young girl's hands.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SRI

Rai, Alisha

Summary: If Sonia Patil had her way, she'd be attending her local comic con instead of covering a shift for her boss's daughter. Since Sonia's mom was deported and her sister, who never claimed deferred status under DACA, had to forgo college to support them, Sonia's had her hands full with work, school, and pretending everything is okay at home. Then Sonia, in homemade superhero cosplay, stumbles into...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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

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

Sheth, Kashmira

Summary: It's Take Your Child to Work Day, and Nina, Kavita, and Jay are all going to work with Mom, a landscape architect, to learn how to start a garden. Naturally that's not enough for Nina, who quickly develops big plans for a business selling the vegetables she plans to grow. But her plans don't include managing the problems that inevitably arise, including rabbits, slugs, mosquitos, and more.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC SHE

Kochar, Amandeep S.

Summary: "Jeet and his puppy Fudge love to read books and wish they could make more friends who also like to read. Inspired by another Sikh boy practicing his seva (his selfless act of kindness) by donating books to people in need, Jeet and Fudge set out with their Mom and Dad to give back to their community. Could it bring some reading buddies their way as well?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Paw Prints Publishing 2022

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR PURPLE KOC

Kelkar, Supriya

Summary: When ten-year-old Indian American Geetanjali, part of a family of classical Hindustani music singers, believes her neighbor has become an ichchaadari naagin, a cobra that can turn human, she must overcome her fears and harness the power of her voice before the naagin changes the whole town into snakes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2023

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Badani, Sejal

Summary: Nothing prepares Jaya, A New York journalist, for the heartbreak of her third miscarriage and the slow unraveling of her marriage in its wake. Desperate to assuage her deep anguish, she decides to go to India to uncover answers to her family's past. Intoxicated by the sights, smells, and sounds she experiences, Jaya becomes an eager student of the culture. But it is Ravi -- her grandmother's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Badani 2018

Sharma, Annika

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SHA

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAT

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

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