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Sahota, Sunjeev

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Summary: "A transfixing novel about two unforgettable characters seeking to free themselves-one from the expectations of women in early 20th century Punjab, and the other from the weight of life in the contemporary Indian diaspora Mehar, a young bride in rural 1929 Punjab, is trying to discover the identity of her new husband. Married to three brothers in a single ceremony, she and her now-sisters spend...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC SAH

Desai, Kishwar.

Summary: In a small town in northern India, a house still smolders from a devastating fire. Inside a young girl is found severely beaten and barely alive, along with the lifeless bodies of thirteen people. Inexplicably, the local police accuse the girl of the murders. But Simran Singh, an independent-minded, unconventional social worker, is convinced of the girl's innocence. As Simran goes against the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DES

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

Wolf, Gita.

Summary: "Meet Churki and Burki, the rhyming sisters, and spend a day with them in their village, playing and singing songs. Adapted from the Gond artist Durga Bai's rendering of her own childhood in her village Patangahr, this is a merry tale of fun and rhyme"--P. [4] of cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tara Books 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WOL

Edsel, Robert M.

Summary: "As the most destructive war in history ravaged Europe, many of the world's most cherished cultural objects were in harm's way. The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History recounts the astonishing true story of eleven men and one woman who risked their lives amidst the bloodshed of World War II to preserve churches, libraries, monuments, and works of art that for centuries defined the heritage of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 EDS

Vijay, Madhuri

Summary: "Gorgeously tactile and sweeping in historical and socio-political scope, Pushcart Prize-winner Madhuri Vijay's The Far Field follows a complicated flaneuse across the Indian subcontinent as she reckons with her past, her desires, and the tumultuous present. In the wake of her mother's death, Kalyani, a privileged and restless young woman from Bangalore, sets out for a remote Himalayan village...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC VIJ

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VIJ

Grant, Neil

Summary: The sea is inside his blood. Cursed, or blessed, on both sides. When sixteen-year-old Rudra Solace dredges up a long-hidden secret in his father's trawl net, his life in the sleepy fishing village of Patonga shifts dramatically. It is not long before Rudra is leaving Australia behind, bound for India on a journey of discovery and danger. A wonderfully compelling tale of belonging and loss, of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Allen & Unwin 2019

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

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

Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: When Faye Travers appraises the estate of a family who descended from an Indian agent who worked on the North Dakota Ojibwe reservation that is home to her mother's family, she finds a rare drum. The story traces the drum's passage both backward and forward in time, from the reservation on the northern plains to New Hampshire and back.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLargePrint 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ERD

Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: While appraising the estate of a New Hampshire family descended from a North Dakota Indian agent, Faye Travers is startled to discover a rare moose skin and cedar drum fashioned long ago by an Ojibwa artisan. And so begins an illuminating journey both backward and forward in time, following the strange passage of a powerful yet delicate instrument, and revealing the extraordinary lives it has...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ERD

Erdrich, Louise.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Audio 2005

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Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: Discovering a cache of valuable Native American artifacts while appraising an estate in New Hampshire, Faye Travers investigates the history of a ceremonial drum, which possesses spiritual powers and changes the lives of people who encounter it.

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ERD

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Erdrich

Dev, Sonali

Summary: Mili Rathod hasn't seen her husband in twenty years--not since she was promised to him at the age of four. Yet marriage has allowed Mili a freedom rarely given to girls in her village. Her grandmother has even allowed her to leave India and study in America for eight months, all to make her the perfect modern wife. Which is exactly what Mili longs to be--if her husband would just come and claim...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEV

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

Erdrich, Louise

Summary: It is 1953. Thomas Wazhashk is the night watchman at the first factory to open near the Turtle Mountain Reservation in rural North Dakota. He is also a prominent Chippewa Council member, trying to understand a new bill that is soon to be put before Congress. The US Government calls it an 'emancipation' bill; but it isn't about freedom - it threatens the rights of Native Americans to their land,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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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.

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

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

Robinson, Jeremy

Summary: On the precipice of a cliff, contemplating suicide, dishonorably discharged U.S. Army Ranger, Rowan Baer, is invited to provide security to a research team visiting the most dangerous island in the world--North Sentinel Island in the Sea of Bengal. Seeking redemption, he accepts. Living among Amazon rainforest tribes, eccentric Israeli anthropologist, Talia Mayer, is recruited to study the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: BreakNeck Media 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Summary: "The film focuses on farmers of Punjab who are busy with their own activities and have neither aim nor mission in life. Some want to become singers, some want to go foreign, some just want to make money no matter how they make it. Thus running their life with drugs. This young group of four guys named Rabbi Sidhu, Gaazi Dhillon, Lalli Baar and Tunda, live their life and work for a corrupt...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Eros International 2010

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

Lynch, Brian (Brian Michael)

Summary: Since saving the Toy Academy, misfit toy Grumbolt is now in training as an action toy, but he is still not considered a "main hero type," so he is assigned as a sidekick to Rex Everything, the academy bully, which displeases both of them--but when a toy named Tempest Boomcloud, driven to desperation by twenty years in a display case with other discontinued toys, breaks out and steals Rex's van,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KRI

Martinez-Neal, Juana

Summary: "Explora las maravillas de la Amazonía con Zonia, una niña asháninka, cuyas alegres aventuras en la selva se interrumpen un día por un misterioso y desconcertante descubrimiento." --contraportada.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

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Sorell, Traci

Summary: "At the mountain's base sits a cabin under an old hickory tree. And in that cabin lives a family -- loving, weaving, cooking, and singing. The strength in their song sustains them through trials on the ground and in the sky, as they wait for their loved one, a pilot, to return from war."--Amazon.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Kokila, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SOR

Terrell, Brandon

Summary: After a fall during her balance beam routine thirteen-year-old Rachel and her cousin use the magical Sports Illustrated magazines in their grandfather's collection to travel back to the 1976 Olympics to observe Nadia Comăneci's perfect routines--and incidentally meet their grandfather who is covering the Olympics as a sports reporter.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone Press imprint 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC TER

Massey, Sujata

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2019

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