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Asian and South Asian Characters and Social/Cultural Themes

Aru Shah and the End of Time

Aru Shah and the End of Time

Roshani Chokshi
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fairy Tales, Folktales and Myths, Fantasy
Published:
2018
The Best At It

The Best at It

Maulik Pancholy
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2020
Four children running across a bridge at sunset

The Bridge Home

Padma Venkatraman
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Hands reaching out to each other

The Night Diary

Veera Hiranandani
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
2019
Pashmina

Pashmina

Nidhi Chanani
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2017
red white and whole

Red, White, and Whole

Rajani Larocca
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2021
The Girl and the Ghost

The Girl and the Ghost

Hanna Alkaf
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fairy Tales, Folktales and Myths, Fantasy
Published:
2020
My So-Called Bollywood Life

My So-Called Bollywood Life

Nisha Sharma
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction, Romance
Published:
2018
a time to dance

A Time to Dance

Padma Venkatraman
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2014
Images of cityscape and traditional Indian dancers

You Bring the Distant Near

Mitali Perkins
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2017