Resource Tag: Indian
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…
The Boy With Long Hair
A story to inspire any child to be self-confident with their cultural identity.
Be Brave My Love
Be Brave My Love speaks straight from a parent’s heart to the special child in their life. This book captures the hopes, dreams and wishes that parents pray for their little ones. It inspires kids to love, grow, and always be positive in everyday moments and in the little steps to their future.
A Lion’s Mane
Central to this story is a young Sikh boy, who explores what it means to be different just like you. The first page turn asks a question that will encourage deeper conversations about identity and belonging: “Do you know who I am?”
The Garden Of Peace
Nestled in the lower spurs of the Himalayas, is The Garden of Peace. An allegory rooted in the social despair of a time not too contrary to our own. With a tyrant ruler and an unfair social class system, discover how a nation-building event in Sikh history harvested citizens of change.
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.