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The door is open : stories of celebration and community by 11 Desi voices

Khan, Hena, (editor,, author.). Hiranandani, Veera, (author.). Pancholy, Maulik, 1974- (author.). Saeed, Aisha, (author.). Perkins, Mitali, (author.). Faruqi, Reem, (author.). Singh, Simran Jeet, (author.). Kelkar, Supriya, 1980- (author.). LaRocca, Rajani, (author.). Senzai, N. H., (author.). DasGupta, Sayantani, (author.).

Summary: "A story of community, belonging, and friendship told by South Asian authors through an interconnected anthology, based in the fictional town of Maple Grove, New Jersey, and centralized at the town community center."--

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  • ISBN: 9780316450836
  • ISBN: 0316450634
  • ISBN: 9780316450638
  • Physical Description: 328 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2024.

Contents / Notes

Formatted Contents Note: Check yourself / by Veera Hiranandani -- Alok at the dance / by Maulik Pancholy -- Wedding blues / by Aisha Saeed -- Smile number seven / by Mitali Perkins -- Sweet and sour / by Reem Faruqi -- A taste of something new / by Simran Jeet Singh -- How to spell "disaster" / by Supriya Kelkar -- Out in the open / by Rajani LaRocca -- Answered prayers / by N. H. Senzai -- Together at the center / by Hena Khan -- The map of home / by Sayantani DasGupta.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12. Little, Brown and Company.
Subject: South Asian Americans Juvenile fiction
Communities Juvenile fiction
New Jersey Juvenile fiction
Southeast Asian Americans Juvenile fiction
American fiction South Asian American authors
South Asian Americans Fiction
Communities Fiction
New Jersey Fiction
Short stories
Genre: Nouvelles.
Short stories.
Psychological fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Short stories
short stories.

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