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Venkatraman, Padma.

Summary: In India, in 1941, when her father becomes brain-damaged in a non-violent protest march, fifteen-year-old Vidya and her family are forced to move in with her father's extended family and become accustomed to a totally different way of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Speak 2010

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC VEN

Anappara, Deepa

Summary: "Based on a true story--Nine-year-old Jai watches too many reality police shows, thinks he's smarter than his friend Pari (even though she gets the best grades), and considers himself to be a better boss than Faiz (even though Faiz is the one with a job). When a classmate goes missing, Jai decides to use the crime-solving skills he has picked up from TV to find him. He asks Pari and Faiz to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION ANAPPARA

Singh, Vandana.

Summary: In a small town in northern India, three siblings await their father's youngest brother, Younguncle, who is said to be somewhat eccentric.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2006

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: F SIN

Venkatraman, Padma.

Summary: In India, a girl who excels at Bharatanatyam dance refuses to give up after losing a leg in an accident.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Speak, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2015

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC VEN

Ghosh, Amitav.

Summary: Off the easternmost coast of India lies the immense archipelago of tiny islands known as the Sundarbans. Life here is precarious, ruled by the unforgiving tides and the constant threat of attacks by Bengal tigers. Into this place of vengeful beauty come two seekers from different worlds, whose lives collide with tragic consequences. The settlers of the remote Sundarbans believe that anyone...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2005

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION GHOSH

Nelan, Anne L.

Summary: An abridged, simplified version of the adventures of a boy raised and protected by the animals of the jungle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fearon Pitman 1967

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic] KIP

Hall, Tarquin.

Summary: Mustachioed sleuth Vish Puri tackles his greatest fears in a case involving the poisoning death of the elderly father of a leading Pakistani cricketer, whose demise is linked to the Indian and Pakistani mafias and the violent 1947 partition of India.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2012

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY HALL

Bowen, Carl.

Summary: Presents a graphic novel adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book," which details the adventures of a young boy raised by the animals in an Indian jungle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2010

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: J GRAPHIC KIPLING

Hiranandani, Veera

Summary: Shy twelve-year-old Nisha, forced to flee her home with her Hindu family during the 1947 partition of India, tries to find her voice and make sense of the world falling apart around her by writing to her deceased Muslim mother in the pages of her diary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J LP FICTION HIRANANDANI

Davies, Carys

Summary: Taking refuge in a mission house in a remote hill town in India, an Englishman fleeing the dark undercurrents of contemporary life bonds with a Padre's daughter against a backdrop of escalating religious tensions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION DAVIES

Umrigar, Thrity N.

Summary: Having lost their beloved only child to a sudden illness, Frank and Ellie Benton hope to rebuild their lives by accepting a job offer in India but find their new home compromised by Frank's efforts to heal his grief through a friendship with a young boy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2009

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION UMRIGAR

King, Laurie R

Summary: "Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes untangle the slippery threads of insanity and deadly secrets as they investigate a disappearance in the New York Times bestselling series that Lee Child called "the most sustained feat of imagination in mystery fiction today." A June summer's evening, on the Sussex Downs, in 1925. Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are strolling across their orchard when the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam 2018

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY KING

Newmark, Elle.

Summary: In 1947, as Britain loses its grip on India, Evie Mitchell and her husband and son are forced to hole up in a small Indian village, where Evie discovers a cache of letters that leads her to the compelling story of two nineteenth-century Englishwomen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2011

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION NEWMARK

Maheshwari, Priti Birla

Summary: "When their train makes a ten-minute stop at the station in Jaipur, a young girl and her mother hurry to get in line for a cup of chai. The girl orders two cups, and then delights in watching the chaiwala at work--grinding the spices, adding scoops of tea leaves and sugar to the bubbling, boiling milk, then cooling the chai by pouring it from high, back and forth, back and forth--the girl is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: JE MAHESHWARI

Rushdie, Salman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1995

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION RUSHDIE

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: Having used their magic tree house to travel to India, where they must get a gift to help free the dog Teddy from a spell, Jack and Annie have adventures involving a tiger and other endangered jungle animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1999

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: F OSB

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION OSBORNE

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic] OSB

Summary: The adventures of Mowgli, a young boy raised by animals in the Indian jungle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mouse Works 1994

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: [E] DIS

Summary: An abridged retelling of the adventures of Mowgli, a boy reared by a pack of wolves, and the wild animals of the jungle. Includes discussion questions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. Co. 2008

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION KIPLING

Gobhai, Mehlli

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prentice-Hall 1900

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC GOB

King, Laurie R.

Summary: Waking up in Morocco with no memory of her identity, Mary Russell is enmeshed in the political and military uprisings of Europe, while Sherlock Holmes taps the assistance of T. E. Lawrence to restore Mary's memory and prevent a full-scale war that threatens countless lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2012

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Mystery, Call number: MYSTERY KING

Lahiri, Jhumpa.

Summary: Brothers Subhash and Udayan Mitra pursue vastly different lives--Udayan in rebellion-torn Calcutta, Subhash in a quiet corner of America--until a shattering tragedy compels Subhash to return to India, where he endeavors to heal family wounds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION LAHIRI

Patterson, James

Summary: Struggling to remain sober, Santosh Wagh, the head of the India office of an elite PI agency, investigates a serial killer who is targeting women and leaving mysterious tokens at each crime scene.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2014

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION PATTERSON

Kipling, Rudyard

Summary: A courageous mongoose thwarts the evil plans of Nag and Nagaina, two big black cobras who live in the garden.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1992

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION KIPLING

Roy, Arundhati

Summary: "A richly moving new novel--the first since the author's Booker Prize-winning, internationally celebrated debut, The God of Small Things, went on to become a beloved best seller and enduring classic. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness transports us across a subcontinent on a journey of many years. It takes us deep into the lives of its gloriously rendered characters, each of them in search of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION ROY

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