Meera Sriram

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Meera Sriram

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As an Indian American, Meera has lived equal parts of her life in both countries. Previously an electrical engineer, she now writes for children and advocates for diversifying bookshelves. Meera is the author of several picture books including THE YELLOW SUITCASE, DUMPLING DAY, A GIFT FOR AMMA that received the 2021 South Asia Book Award, and BETWEEN TWO WORLDS, an American Library Association’s 2022 RISE: A Feminist Book Project selection. Meera has also co-authored several kids’ books published in India. She believes in the transformative power of stories and likes to write about people, places, and experiences less visible in children’s literature. Her forthcoming titles include A GARDEN IN MY HANDS and OUR WORLD: INDIA, both releasing i ...more

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Dumpling Day

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The Yellow Suitcase

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Remembering Sundays with Grandpa by Lauren H Kerstein
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Remembering Mom's Kubbat Halab by Medeia Sharif
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This is a poignant story of a girl coping with the loss of her mother, particularly when she misses her perfectly delicious kubbat halab. Little Bushra searches for the best kubbat halab by visiting relatives and at restaurants, but none comes close ...more
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Namaste Is a Greeting by Suma Subramaniam
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When a single word takes you on a journey and tells a story, it feels like a revelation of sorts. In this book, we discover, connect, and celebrate the greeting, NAMASTE. Author Suma Subramaiam's sparse yet lyrical narrative soothes while Sandhya Pra ...more
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This sweet story celebrates a creative mind, caring heart, and tending hands! When little Luna's apartment doesn't allow pets, Luna finds life in an unexpected place to show love. As a person who believes in leaving animals in their natural homes and ...more
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Moonlight Prance by Serena Gingold Allen
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A companion read to SUNRISE DANCE, this book has gorgeous art - colorful creatures against a black backdrop capturing forest life at night. Possums prance and coyotes caper, but the wonderfully written lyrical couplets will soothe and lull little one ...more
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This book (a companion read to MOONLIGHT PRANCE) is fun right from the get go! There are tabs to spin, slide, push, and pull on every spread including the cover. And little ones can play along with the animals dancing, bustling, and leaping all day. ...more
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Thirst by Varsha Bajaj
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I recently picked up THIRST by Varsha Bajaj. I could not put it down. Varsha's narrative powerfully and empathetically captures one girl's fight for a fundamental human right: access to clean water. Set in Mumbai where water is a privileged commodity ...more
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