Love graphic novels? We do too! Join Ms. Alex on Zoom to discuss Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani. Books will be provided to the first three people to sign up! Registration is
Love graphic novels? We do too! Join Ms. Alex on Zoom to discuss Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani. Books will be provided to the first three people to sign up!
Registration is required for this free Zoom event – please RSVP as soon as possible, as spaces are limited. A Zoom link will be sent out the day of the event.
Priyanka Das has so many unanswered questions: Why did her mother abandon her home in India years ago? What was it like there? And most importantly, who is her father, and why did her mom leave him behind? But Pri’s mom avoids these questions―the topic of India is permanently closed.
For Pri, her mother’s homeland can only exist in her imagination. That is, until she find a mysterious pashmina tucked away in a forgotten suitcase. When she wraps herself in it, she is transported to a place more vivid and colorful than any guidebook or Bollywood film. But is this the real India? And what is that shadow lurking in the background? To learn the truth, Pri must travel farther than she’s ever dared and find the family she never knew.
In this heartwarming graphic novel debut, Nidhi Chanani weaves a tale about the hardship and self-discovery that is born from juggling two cultures and two worlds.
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
(Wednesday) 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
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