2021 SOUTH ASIA BOOK AWARD winner
2020 FOREWORD REVIEWS INDIES BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR, SILVER AWARD WINNER
A School Library Journal BEST PICTURE BOOKS 2020
A 2020 NERDY BOOK
“An excellent story for young readers to enhance their understanding of color and an aspect of traditional Indian culture.” – School Library Journal
“a must-have for primary libraries seeking fresh material for required curricula.” – Foreword
“A thoughtful story that artfully addresses the loss of a grandparent from an immigrant perspective.” – Kirkus
“This thoughtful picture book provides a rare and necessary perspective, free of tropes and clichés…” – ALA Booklist
“beautifully bittersweet expression of love and loss” – Foreword
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BETWEEN TWO WORLDS: DUMPLING DAY
The Art & Life of Amrita Sher-Gil
Official Author Bio:
As an Indian American, Meera has lived almost equal parts of her life in both countries. Previously an electrical engineer, she now enjoys writing for children and advocating for diverse bookshelves. Meera is the author of picture books, THE YELLOW SUITCASE, and A GIFT FOR AMMA, winner of the 2021 South Asia Book Award and the Foreword Reviews Indies Silver Award. Her 2021 titles include BETWEEN TWO WORLDS and DUMPLING DAY. She has also co-authored several kids’ books in India. Meera believes in the power of stories and likes to write about people, places, and experiences less visible in children’s literature. For more information, please visit: http://www.meerasriram.com
MY CAMPAIGN FOR BUILDING DIVERSE BOOKSHELVES FOR CHILDREN