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Looking for Bapu

Looking for Bapu by Anjali Banerjee There is so much going on here I almost don’t know where to start. The book opens in the aftermath of 9/11. Anu is Indian and living in Seattle. His Bapu (grandfather) who lived … Continue reading

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Koyal Dark, Mango Sweet

Koyal Dark, Mango Sweet by Kashmira Sheth Sigh.  This is not my favorite of Kashmira Sheth’s books.  Set in contemporary India, Jeeta struggles against her mother’s traditional ways.  While her mother believes that daughters should be married off as soon … Continue reading

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Maya Running

Maya Running by Anjali Banerjee Maya’s middle school existence is all mixed up. She can’t quite figure out how to fit in. She doesn’t feel Indian enough when she’s with around other Indians, but at her school in a small … Continue reading

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