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Commemorate India’s Independence August 8, 2007

Posted by sneaks in adult, coloring pages, display topics, DVDs, E, fiction, J fiction, J is for Juvenile, nonfiction, summer, YA.

Celebrate the 60th anniversary of India’s independence next Thursday, August 15. DVDs! Cookbooks! Kids’ books! We’ve got it all: click “more” to see lists of books and authors.

And click here or here for coloring pages!

All the fishes come home to roost by Rachel Manija Brown. B B
Climbing the mango trees by Madhur Jaffrey. B J
Daughter of the Ganges by Asha Miro. B M
Two Lives by Vikram Seth. B S
While you’re in Biography, don’t forget the Gandhis (Indira and Mohandas K.), Nehru, and look under T for Mother Teresa.

Other Nonfiction:
Madhur Jaffrey’s world vegetarian by Madhur Jaffrey. 641.5636 J
Monsoon Diary by Shoba Narayan (and other Indian cookbooks). 641.5954
Bollywood dreams : an exploration of the motion picture industry and its culture in India / by Jonathan Torgovnik. 791.43 T
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert. 910.4 G
The shadow of the great game : the untold story of India’s partition / Narendra Singh Sarila and other books on the history of India are at 954.
Maximum city : Bombay lost and found / Suketu Mehta. 954.7 M

Children’s books:
The Road to Mumbai by Ruth Jeyaveeran. E
Monsoon by Uma Krishnaswami. E
Chachaji’s cup / story by Uma Krishnaswami ; illustrations by Soumya Sitaraman. E
Elephant dance : memories of India / written by Theresa Heine ; illustrated by Sheila Moxley. E
Baya, baya, lulla-by-a / by Megan McDonald ; pictures by Vera Rosenberry. E
Tiger on a tree / Anushka Ravishankar ; Pulak Biswas (ill.). E
Nine animals and the well / James Rumford. E
My mother’s sari / Sandhya Rao ; illustrated by Nina Sabnani. E
Kali and the rat snake / story by Zai Whitaker ; illustrations by Srividya Natarajan. E

Looking for Bapu by Anjali Banerjee. J
Bollywood babes / Narinder Dhami. J
Younguncle comes to town / by Vandana Singh ; illustrated by B.M. Kamath. J
Rikki-tikki-tavi. Rudyard Kipling. J
Naming Maya / Uma Krishnaswami. J
Jahanara, Princess of Princesses / by Kathryn Lasky. J
Blue Jasmine / Kashmira Sheth. J

Born confused / Tanuja Desai Hidier. Y
Monsoon summer / Mitali Perkins. Y
Koyal dark, mango sweet / Kashmira Sheth. Y
Swimming in the monsoon sea / Shyam Selvadurai. Y

Fiction authors:
Vikram Chandra
Amit Chaudhuri
Kavita Daswani
Anita Desai
Kiran Desai
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Amitav Ghosh
Hari Kunzru
Jhumpa Lahiri
Amulya Malladi
Rohinton Mistry
Bharati Mukherjee
Arundhati Roy
Salman Rushdie
Vikram Seth
Bapsi Sidhwa
Kashmira Sheth
Indu Sundaresan
Manil Suri

Don’t forget to pull a variety of Bollywood DVDs! Search CARL for “India drama”.



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