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Kashmira Sheth

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Born
Gujrat, India
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Family and Herself

Member Since
February 2010


Kashmira Sheth grew up in Bhavangar, Gujarat, for eight years, when she was three she joined Montessori school. She lived with her grandparents, because her parents lived in Mumbai three hundred miles away from Bhavangar.
At eight years Sheth, left Bhavangar, for Mumbai.
She did her studying there until she was seventeen. She left Mumbai, to go to college, in Ames Iowa to do her BS at Iowa State University. Many people ask her why she chose Iowa. "I chose Iowa State, because my uncle worked there as a professor." is the answer.
She is the author of 7 books, two of them are picture books, called "My Dadima Wears a Sari." and "Monsoon Rains"

She has three books meant for teens.
The fist one is called "Blue Jasmine"; which is about a girl named Se
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I have posted the content from Blue Jasmine discussion guide below. The guide was prepared by Tracie Zimmer.


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Discuss Seema's friendship with Mukta. How does it change throughout the novel? How do they change each other's lives? Who changes more?

 



Raju and Seema's relationship is both close and conflicted. Discuss what issues divide them and what maintains their alliance. With wh... Read more of this blog post »
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Boys Without Names by Kashmira Sheth
"Oh, did I want Scar to be punished more than any other character I've ever read about... Gopal's family needs to leave their town without paying their debt, so they flee to Mumbai. While there, they get separated from his father, and so Gopal trie..." Read more of this review »
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Journeys on the Silk Road by Joyce Morgan
"We look askance today at what was done in the 19th century in the name of empire and world-wide dominion. The European powers engaged in the Great Game of colonial expansion felt free to wander the globe appropriating whole countries, peoples and..." Read more of this review »
Boys Without Names by Kashmira Sheth
"This was a super depressing book about Indian boys enslaved as child laborers. They tell each other stories to keep their spirits up and there's a lot of neat information about India, but it was hard to keep reading. "
The No-Dogs-Allowed Rule by Kashmira Sheth
"This book reminded me of many childhood favorites. The protagonist is resourceful, creative, and funny, much like Ramona Quimby and Anne of Green Gables in her early years. But this book is unique in the specific scenes that Sheth constructs of Is..." Read more of this review »
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