Written by Mitali Banerjee Ruths
Illustrated by Parwinder Singh
Published by Charlesbridge
Archana loves her family’s annual Diwali (deh-vah-lee) party, and this year she gets to share it with all her friends from school. She helps with the decorations and the food, and is eager for everyone to arrive. But once the party starts a thunderstorm kicks up and drenches the outside decorations and knocks out the power. Archie worries that everything will be ruined. How can there be a festival of lights without any electricity?
Primary ISBN: 9781623541194
Available As: Hardcover, eBook
Picture Book, Age 03 or older
Community Represented: Indian/Indian American
Setting: United States
Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Unknown Arrival
Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience
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