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McGinty, Alice B.

Summary: Documents the 1930 Satyagraha protest movement, describing how Gandhi led a twenty-four-day march to the sea to demonstrate against Great Britain's salt tax while offering insight into his beliefs about non-violent civil disobedience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amazon Children's Pub. 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GAN

Choudhury, Kushanava

Summary: The author describes how, after moving to New Jersey at the age of twelve, he returned to Calcutta to work for an English language newspaper, where he encountered a chaotic, living city unchanged by time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHOUDHURY, KUSHANAVA CHO

Summary: When their land is sold to developers, the magicians, acrobats, and puppeteers of Kathputli, a hand-built artist colony hidden away in the alleyways of Delhi since the 1970s, must find a way to unite or splinter apart forever. Filmed from 2011 to 2014, this documentray chronicles the last days of of Kathputli, focusing on Puran the Puppeteer, Rahman the Magician, and Maya the Acrobat as they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Lelyveld, Joseph.

Summary: In this ambitious, original study, Pulitzer Prize-winner Lelyveld sets out to measure Gandhi's accomplishments as a politician and an advocate for the downtrodden--against Gandhi's own expectations and in light of his complex, conflicted feelings about his place in Indian history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GANDHI, MAHATMA LEL

Gidla, Sujatha

Summary: "The stunning true story of an untouchable family who become teachers, and one, a poet and revolutionary. Like one in six people in India, Sujatha Gidla was born an untouchable. While most untouchables are illiterate, her family was educated by Canadian missionaries in the 1930s, making it possible for Gidla to attend elite schools and move to America at the age of twenty-six. It was only then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 GID

Summary: Two decades after its original negatives were burned in a fire, Satyajit Ray's breathtaking milestone of world cinema rises from the ashes in a meticulously reconstructed new restoration of a family saga. Pather Panchali (Song of the Little Road) follows a poor Bengali family living in a village. The boy Apu's development grows as he witnesses the protection of family members' reputations, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN APU

Summary: Plunge right into northern India's intoxicating mix of riotous pandemonium and sublime beauty, from Old Delhi's teeming streets, pungent spices, and glorious jumble of shops to the magnificent man-made wonder, the Taj Mahal. Rajasthan beckons with its irresistible lure of brilliant colors, scorching days, ghostly twilights, and the fiery spirit of its people.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 915.3 RUD

Kuhn, Betsy.

Summary: This book follows Mohandas Gandhi's development of his nonviolent protest theories from his days as a young lawyer in South Africa to his later leadership in India. In a defining civil rights gesture Gandhi defied Great Britain's salt monopoly in India when he led a march to a beach and picked up a handful of salt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2011

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Summary: Beset by the political tension of an unsettled year, Gandhi calls for British removal from India. Police Superintendent Ronald Merrick arrests an Indian news reporter. Daphne Manner arrives from London. Merrick vents his frustrations on Kumar in a vicious jailhouse beating. Daphne gives birth. Mildred Layton prepares for her daughter's wedding. The Governor finds out about Merrick's abuse....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV JEW

Massey, Sujata

Summary: "India, 1922: It is rainy season in the lush, remote Sahyadri mountains, where the kingdom of Satapur is tucked away. A curse seems to have fallen upon Satapur's royal family, whose maharaja died of a sudden illness shortly before his teenage son was struck down in a tragic accident. The kingdom is now ruled by an agent of the British Raj on behalf of Satapur's two maharanis, the dowager queen...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC MAS

Roy, Arundhati.

Summary: In early 2010, Roy traveled into the forests of Central India, homeland to millions of indigenous people, dreamland to some of the world's biggest mining corporations. The result is this... report from the heart of an unfolding revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 954.137 ROY

Rahman, A. R.

Contents: Chaiyya chaiyya -- Jiya jale -- Dil se re -- E Ajnabi -- Thayya thayya -- Satrangi re.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Venus 2009

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM DIL

Rich, Katherine Russell.

Summary: At a time when her life seemed to be crumbling, Rich took on a writing assignment in India, where she was seduced by the idea of trying to speak Hindi, the language she heard swirling all around her. In a rash moment, she determined she would go live and study in the ancient city of Udaipur. That decision led to unexpected reclamation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RICH, KATHERINE RUSSELL RIC

Summary: Narrated by Orson Welles, Rikki Tikki Tavi is the story of a mongoose adopted by a British family. DVD includes Bonus Episode: Yankee Doodle Cricket.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Family Home Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD R

Summary: A documentary examining opposing cultural movements in India (tradition vs. modernism), contrasting the experiences and attitudes of contestants in the Miss India beauty contest with those of participants at a Hindu fundamentalist camp for young girls.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2013

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Chopra, Deepak

Summary: Traces the lives of the Chopra brothers from India to the United States, where they both excelled in healing, one as a world-renowned spiritual teacher, the other as a professor at Harvard Medical School.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Harvest/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 CHOPRA, DEEPAK & SANJIV CHO

Summary: Two mischievous twin tiger cubs are born in the jungle but are soon seperated and taken into captivity. One is sold off to the circus and the other becomes the pampered pet of the governor's son. They are reunited years later by an explorer who trains them to be sport fighters and inadvertently forces them to fight each other.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TWO

Addison, Corban

Summary: Orphaned and homeless after a tsunami decimates their coastal India town, teenage sisters Ahalya and Sita Ghai are abducted and sold to a Mumbai brothel owner before they are helped by an American attorney fighting human trafficking.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Addison 2012

Perkins, Mitali

Summary: A tiger cub has escaped from a reserve in the Sunderbans in West Bengal, India, and Neel, a poor boy from the islands, is determined to find her in order to save her from being captured and sold on the black market by Mr. Gupta and his men.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PER

Summary: Set during Gandhi's rise to power, Chuyia, an Indian girl that is married and widowed at eight years old, is sent away to a home where Hindu widows must live in penitence. Her feisty presence affects the other residents, forcing each to confront their faith and society's prejudices.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WAT

Jadhav, Narendra

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JADHAV, NARENDRA JAD

Summary: After the death of his mother, Raju's father remarries a devious and cunning woman who gets her husband certified as mentally deranged. Raju is brought up without any education and skills, and works on the estate as a laborer. His stepmother wants him to marry an illiterate girl, so that she can continue to dominate him, but he marries Laxmi who is educated and shrewd enough to know that Raju...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shemaroo Video 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN BET

Addison, Corban

Summary: Orphaned and homeless after a tsunami decimates their coastal India town, teenage sisters Ahalya and Sita Ghai are abducted and sold to a Mumbai brothel owner before they are helped by an American attorney fighting human trafficking.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC ADD

Addison, Corban

Summary: When a tsunami rages through their coastal town in India, 17-year-old Ahalya Ghai and her 15-year-old sister Sita are left orphaned and homeless. As they struggle to reach the safe haven of the convent where they attend school, they are abducted by human traffickers and thrust into a hidden world of sexual violence and illicit commerce, where the most valuable prize is the innocence of a child....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SilverOaks Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADD

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ADD