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    Bombay blues

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    Bombay blues

    Desai Hidier, Tanuja, author.

    Indian American Dimple Lala questions her heart while on a trip to Bombay, on which her boyfriend pushes her away to embark on a spiritual journey, her cousin tests the boundaries of tradition, and her sister opens up about her homosexuality.

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    Queen of dreams

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    Inheritance

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    Inheritance

    Ganesan, Indira.

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    Siddhartha

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    Siddhartha : an Indian tale

    Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962.

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    Tiger's curse

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    Tiger's curse

    Houck, Colleen.

    Seventeen-year-old Oregon teenager Kelsey forms a bond with a circus tiger who is actually one of two brothers, Indian princes Ren and Kishan, who were cursed to live as tigers for eternity, and she travels with him to India where the tiger's curse may be broken once and for all.

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    Tiger's quest

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    Tiger's quest

    Houck, Colleen.

    Kelsey returns home to Oregon, where Mr. Kadam has enrolled her in college, but danger sends her back to India to begin another quest, this time with Kishan, to try to break the curse that forces Kisham and his brother Ren to live as tigers.

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    The game

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    The lowland

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    The lowland : a novel

    Lahiri, Jhumpa.

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    Sold

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    McCormick, Patricia, 1956-

    Thirteen-year-old Lakshmi leaves her poor mountain home in Nepal thinking that she is to work in the city as a maid only to find that she has been sold into the sex slave trade in India and that there is no hope of escape.

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    The god of small things

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    Shiva's fire

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    Shiva's fire

    Staples, Suzanne Fisher.

    In India, a talented dancer sacrifices friends and family for her art.

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    Rikki-tikki-tavi and other stories

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    Rikki-tikki-tavi and other stories

    Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936.

    Stories of animlas in India and the frozen North.

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    The jungle book

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    The jungle book

    Church, Lisa R., 1960-

    A retelling of Rudyard Kipling's classic story of Mowgli, a young boy raised in the jungle by his animal friends Baloo, Kaa, and Bagheera.

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    Chloe in India

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    Chloe in India

    Darnton, Kate.

    "Though they're divided by class, language, appearance--you name it--Chloe and Lakshmi have a lot in common. Both girls are new to Class Five at Premium Academy in New Delhi, India, and neither seems to fit in. But they soon discover how extraordinary an ordinary friendship can be and how celebrating our individuality can change the world"--Provided by publisher.

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    The conch bearer

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    The conch bearer : a novel

    Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee, 1956-

    Twelve-year-old Anand is entrusted with a conch shell that possesses mystical powers and sets out on a journey to return the shell to its rightful home many hundreds of miles away.

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    The mirror of fire and dreaming

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    The mirror of fire and dreaming

    Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee, 1956-

    As twelve-year-old Anand continues his studies to become a full-fledged member of The Brotherhood of the Conch, he journeys back to Moghul times, where he encounters powerful sorcerers, spoiled princes, noble warriors, and evil jinns.

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    Shadowland

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    Shadowland : a novel

    Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee, 1956-

    Fifteen-year-old Anand and his friend Nisha travel to the forbidden world of Shadowland in search of the conch, which provides energy for the valley which has become a wasteland since it has been stolen.

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    Chained

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    Chained

    Kelly, Lynne, 1969-

    To work off a family debt, ten-year-old Hastin leaves his desert village in India to work as a circus elephant keeper, but many challenges await him, including trying to keep Nandita, a sweet elephant, safe from the cruel circus owner.

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    The jungle book

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    The jungle book : the Mowgli stories

    Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936.

    Selected stories from Kipling's two "Jungle Books" chronicle the adventures of Mowgli, the boy reared by a pack of wolves in an Indian jungle. Also includes "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi."

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    Rikki-tikki-tavi

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    Rikki-tikki-tavi

    Kipling, Rudyard.

    A courageous mongoose thwarts the evil plans of Nag and Nagaina, two big black cobras who live in the garden. Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.

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    The grand plan to fix everything

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    The grand plan to fix everything

    Krishnaswami, Uma, 1956-

    Eleven-year-old Dini loves movies, and so when she learns that her family is moving to India for two years, her devastation over leaving her best friend in Maryland is tempered by the possibility of meeting her favorite actress, Dolly Singh.

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    Tigers at twilight / #19

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    Tigers at twilight / #19

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    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.

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    Younguncle comes to town

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    Younguncle comes to town

    Singh, Vandana.

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

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    Homeless bird

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    Homeless bird

    Whelan, Gloria.

    When thirteen-year-old Koly enters into an ill-fated arranged marriage, she must either suffer a destiny dictated by India's tradition or find the courage to oppose it.

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    Aani and the tree huggers

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    Aani and the tree huggers

    Atkins, Jeannine, 1953-

    Based on true events in India in the 1970s, young Aani and the other women in her village defend their forest from developers by wrapping their arms around the trees, making it impossible to cut them down.

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    Monsoon

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    Monsoon

    Krishnaswami, Uma, 1956-

    A child describes waiting for the monsoon rains to arrive and the worry that they will not come.

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    Nine animals and the well

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    Nine animals and the well

    Rumford, James, 1948-

    A fable about a group of animals which strives to bring the perfect present to the Indian raja-king's birthday party. Discusses how the numerals we use originated in India.

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    Pattan's pumpkin

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    Pattan's pumpkin : a traditional flood story from Southern India

    Soundar, Chitra.

    "When Pattan finds a yellow-flower vine wilting in his valley, he replants and cares for it, watching as a pumpkin appears and grows taller than the goats, taller than the elephants, as tall as the very mountains. When a terrible storm rages across the valley, Pattan wonders if perhaps his pumpkin can save the seeds and grains and saplings, the goats and birds and bison, and protect them all as the storm clouds burst and the waters rise."--Provided by publisher.

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