Resource Tag: Indian American
Deep Dive: Diwali
Originating in India, Diwali is celebrated in Hindu, Jain and Sikh cultures. Known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali entails five days ofcelebration. Though Diwali is celebrated differently across cultures, a common theme of good and light prevailing over evil and darkness connects the three religions. Dive deeper with us here!
Deep Dive: Holi
Holi Hai! Happy Festival of Colors! filled with celebration, legend and color, this Hindu tradition dates back to the 4th century and marks the start of Spring.
Count Me In
An uplifting story, told through the alternating voices of two middle-schoolers, in which a community rallies to reject racism. Karina Chopra would have never imagined becoming friends with the boy next door–after all, they’ve avoided each other for years and she assumes Chris is just like the boys he hangs out with, who she labels…
Jasmin’s Summer Wish
Jasmin’s Summer Wish is a picture book about a girl in New York City who wishes for year-round Summer weather. Her wish comes true, and when the hot climate changes the city’s environment, Jasmin learns a valuable lesson about the importance of seasons. This is the first children’s book to include Sikh characters in an…
What Is A Patka?
Mohan wears a patka everyday…and he gets lots of questions! Parents, Educators and Caregivers can use this book as a resource to educate young children on the Sikh Patka.
Ajooni The Kaurageous
Ajooni Kaur is the bravest girl in the whole neighborhood, but then a ferocious dragon appears in the forest. Will Ajooni be able to rediscover her courage and be the bravest girl in the neighborhood again? With bright, colorful illustrations, Ajooni the Kaurageous is a great way to teach children about confidence and strength!
Fauja Singh Keeps Going: The True Story Of the Oldest Person To Ever Run A Marathon
The true story of Fauja Singh, who broke world records to become the first one hundred-year-old to run a marathon, shares valuable lessons on the source of his grit, determination to overcome obstacles, and commitment to positive representation of the Sikh community.
Super Satya Saves the Day
Super Satya is ready to have a super day, including finally conquering the tallest slide in Hoboken. But things take a not-so-super turn when she realizes her superhero cape is stuck at the dry cleaner. Will she be able to face her fears, help her friends, and be the true hero everyone knows she is?…