This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Indian fairy tales and other folk stories that the whole family will enjoyIndian Children's Favorite Stories is a charming selection of eight Indian tales that provide an insight into traditional Indian culture. They make perfect new additions for story time or bedtime reading.
"Readers will be captivated by this beautifully written novel about young people who must use their instincts and grit to survive.
A 2019 NEWBERY HONOR BOOK
"A gripping, nuanced story of the human cost of conflict appropriate for both children and adults."
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in 1869 in British-occupied India. Though he studied law in London and spent his early adulthood in South Africa, he remained devoted to his homeland and spent the later part of his life working to make India an independent nation.
New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the life of Mohandas Gandhi, the father of India, in this true story of his life. As a young teenager in India, Gandhi led a rebellious life and went against his parents' values. But as a young man, he started to form beliefs of his own that harked back to the Hindu principles of his childhood.$17.99ISBN: 9780525518068Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 12th, 2020
Extreme weather affects two children's lives in very different ways and shows how the power of nature can bring us together.
One girl. One boy. Their lives couldn't be more different.
While she turns her shoulder to sandstorms and blistering winds, he cuffs his pants when heavy rains begin to fall.$16.99ISBN: 9781626720879Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: First Second - October 3rd, 2017
A Junior Library Guild Selection 2017
Amazon Top Twenty Children’s Book of the Year 2017
Amazon Best Book of the month December 2017
Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2017
Texas Maverick Graphic Novel 2017
Northern California Indie Bookseller Association Long-List Title$8.99ISBN: 9781481490726Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little Simon - March 21st, 2017
The classic story of Rapunzel gets a fresh twist in this vibrant Indian spin on the beloved fairy tale!
Once upon a time, there was a girl with long, long hair, who lived in a tall, tall tower...
The classic tale of Rapunzel gets a fresh twist in this third book of a brand-new board book series, Once Upon a World.$20.95ISBN: 9781620143568Availability: Usually Ships in 3-7 Days - Not in stock but can be ordered.Published: Tu Books - October 2nd, 2017
In this historical middle-grade novel, Gandhi asks for one member of each family to join the fight for independence from the British, and when Anjali's mother is jailed for doing so, Anjali must step out of her comfort zone to take over her mother's work.$16.99ISBN: 9781534110243Availability: Usually Ships in 3-7 Days - Not in stock but can be ordered.Published: Sleeping Bear Press - March 15th, 2019
2020 Green Earth Book Award Long list
2020 Crystal Kite Awards - Southeast Division Winner
2020-2021 Keystone to Reading Elementary Book Award List
Notable Social Studies Trade Books list - Winning Title
2019 Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award - Winning Title
Florida Book Award Gold Winner
Recipient of the 2019 Eureka Honors Award$17.99ISBN: 9781682631355Availability: Usually Ships in 3-7 Days - Not in stock but can be ordered.Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - March 1st, 2020
Hard-working Jiva might not be the only one anticipating a delicious feast of peas from his garden.
Every morning, Jiva works in his garden until the sun turns as red as a bride's sari. He plants peas and beans, potatoes and tomatoes, eggplants and okra in his vegetable patch. When his friend Ruvji admires his plants Jiva sings,
Plump peas, sweet peas,$5.99ISBN: 9780399542145Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Workshop - January 24th, 2017
Learn about the love story behind the creation of one of the most beautiful and famous buildings in the world.$17.95ISBN: 9781643439556Availability: Usually Ships in 3-7 Days - Not in stock but can be ordered.Published: Beaver's Pond Press - March 26th, 2019$7.99ISBN: 9780061857621Availability: Usually Ships in 3-7 Days - Not in stock but can be ordered.Published: Balzer + Bray - May 24th, 2011
For eleven-year-old Gopal and his family, life in their rural Indian village is over: We stay, we starve, his baba has warned. They flee to the big city of Mumbai in hopes of finding work and a brighter future. Gopal is eager to help support his struggling family, so when a stranger approaches him with the promise of a factory job, he jumps at the offer.$17.99ISBN: 9781481492096Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - September 3rd, 2019
From the critically acclaimed author of Amina’s Voice comes a new story inspired by Louisa May Alcott’s beloved classic, Little Women, featuring four sisters from a modern American Muslim family living in Georgia.
When Jameela Mirza is picked to be feature editor of her middle school newspaper, she’s one step closer to being an award-winning journalist$7.99ISBN: 9781481492072Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - May 1st, 2018
A Washington Post Best Children’s Book of 2017
“For inspiring empathy in young readers, you can’t get better than this book.” —R. J.