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Radha & Jai's recipe for romance

"Told in two voices, teens Radha and Jai, seniors at a New Jersey performing arts high school, reignite their passion for dance and find strength in one another to pursue their dreams"--OCLC.

Under lock & skeleton key

"After an accident derails Tempest Raj's career, she heads back to her childhood home and begins working for her father's company. Secret Staircase Construction specializes in transforming clients' homes with sliding bookcases, intricate locks, backyard treehouses, and hidden reading nooks. When Tempest visits her dad's latest renovation project, her former stage double is discovered dead inside a wall. Fearing she was the intended victim, it's up to Tempest to solve this crime."--.

Indian Americans

This book explores the story of Indian Americans. Readers will learn about why Indians wanted to move to the United States. Entertaining text will illustrate what life is like for Indian American families and how they celebrate their culture.

Beauty and the besharam

"High-achieving Kavya Joshi has always been told she's a little too ambitious, a little too mouthy, and overall just a little too much. In one word: besharam. So, when her nemesis, Ian Jun, witnesses Kavya's very public breakup with her loser boyfriend on the last day of junior year, she decides to lay low . . . Exhausted by Kavya and Ian's years-long feud, their friends hatch a plan to end their rivalry by convincing them to participate in a series of challenges. But as the competition heats up, so too does the romantic tension"--Provided by publisher.

You can't be serious

"With intelligence, humor, and charm on every page, [the author] explores what it means to be the embodiment of the American Dream, as the child of immigrant parents who came to this country with very little, and who never expected to see their son get his big break by sliding off an oiled-up naked woman in a raunchy Ryan Reynolds movie. He also pulls back the curtain on racism in Hollywood and the constant reminders that he would never fit in. And of course, he reveals how, after twenty-five years fighting for success in Hollywood, he made the terrifying but rewarding decision to walk away from it all for a career in politics . . bravely demonstrates by example that no matter who you are and where you come from, you have many more choices than those presented to you"--Provided by publisher.

Brown is beautiful

On a hike with her grandparents, a young Indian-American girl makes note of all the things in the wilderness that are brown, too. Includes instructions on how to make a scrapbook.

I'll go and come back

When Jyoti visits her grandmother in India for the summer, she and Sita Pati form a special bond that stretches across languages, cultures, and the world until they are reunited.

Runway ZomBee

a zombie bee hunter's journal
Twelve-year-old Raksha Kumar is so busy hunting zombie bees for Science Squad that she hardly has time to prepare for her fashion camp runway show.

The loophole

Sy, a seventeen-year-old gay Muslim boy, travels the world for a second chance at love after a possibly magical heiress grants him three wishes.

Nikhil out loud

The voice actor for a hit animated series, thirteen-year-old Nikhil must find the courage to speak out about what's right when a group of conservative parents protest his openly gay status.


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