Indian/Indian American

10 Things I Hate about Pinky

by Sandhya Menon

Age 12 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity

100 Chapatis

by Derek Mascarehas

Age 04 or older

Themes: Canadian Connection, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by Individual

A Match Made in Mehendi

by Nandini Bajpai

Age 12 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity, Religious Background: Sikh

A Season for Building Houses

by Authors: Ibrahim Shkara, Richard Akera, Ahmed Abbas, Fadumo Issack, Omar Raouf, Clautel Buba, Eric Martinez, Khadija Mohamed, Rasha Usif, Michée Runyambo, Amira Al Sammrai, Elahe Seddiqi, Sahara Hassan, Aden Isaack, Judica'elle Irakoze, Faris Baziga, Ali Aljubyly, Edna Adan, Chrispo Niyokwizerwa, Emmanuel Muya, Ralph Houanche, Elias Nasrat, Annick Umutoniwase, Vassily Murangira, Hanen Mohammad, Jordy Izere, Rachel Iradukunda, Maryama Abdi, Edna Thecla-Akimana, Mohamed Awale, Yann Tanguy Irambona, Benjamin Bivigete Ibrahim Shkara, Richard Akera, Ahmed Abbas, Fadumo Issack, Omar Raouf, Clautel Buba, Eric Martinez, Khadija Mohamed, Rasha Usif, Michée Runyambo, Amira Al Sammrai, Elahe Seddiqi, Sahara Hassan, Aden Isaack, Judica'elle Irakoze, Faris Baziga, Ali Aljubyly, Edna Adan, Chrispo Niyokwizerwa, Emmanuel Muya, Ralph Houanche, Elias Nasrat, Annick Umutoniwase, Vassily Murangira, Hanen Mohammad, Jordy Izere, Rachel Iradukunda, Maryama Abdi, Edna Thecla-Akimana, Mohamed Awale, Yann Tanguy Irambona, Benjamin Bivigete

Age 12 or older

Themes: Anthology, Coming of Age, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Storytelling, Family Relationship: Parents, Genre: Poetry, Multilingual: Various, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Refugee Camp, Refugee Journey, Refugee: Unspecified, Refugee: War/Conflict

Ahmed Aziz’s Epic Year

by Nina Hamza

Age 08 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Family Relationship: Parents, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts, Trauma & Healing

Alina in a Pinch

by Shenaaz Nanji

Age 06 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Discrimination: Cultural, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience

All the Yellow Suns

by Malavika Kannan

Age 14 or older

Themes: Activism, Audiobook, Coming of Age, Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, Engagement Tool: Video, LGBTQIA+, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Always Anjali (Anjali #1)

by Sheetal Sheth

Age 04 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Discrimination: Racial, Names & Pronunciations, Own Voices/Lived Experience

American as Paneer Pie

by Supriya Kelkar

Age 08 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Body Image, Celebrations: Diwali, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Celebrations & Traditions, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Family, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Racial, Multiracial Identity, Recommended: Community Rallying Against Hate

American Betiya

by Anuradha Rajurkar

Age 12 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Family Relationship: Parents, Generational Differences: Dating, Non-English Book: Spanish, The Arts

American Desi

by Jyoti Rajan Gopal

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Generation: 1st, Generation: 2nd, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Amira & Hamza: The Quest for the Ring of Power (Amira & Hamza #2)

by Samira Ahmed

Age 08 or older

Themes: Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Amira & Hamza: The War to Save the Worlds (Amira & Hamza #1)

by Samira Ahmed

Age 08 or older

Themes: Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Amira & Hamza: The War to Save the Worlds (Amira & Hamza #1) (Wonderbook Edition)

by Samira Ahmed

Age 08 or older

Themes: Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Wonderbook

Archie Celebrates Diwali

by Mitali Banerjee Ruths

Age 03 or older

Themes: Celebrations: Diwali, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Aru Shah and the End of Time

by Roshani Chokshi

Age 09 or older

Themes: Multiracial Identity, Religious Background: Hindu

Beauty and the Besharam

by Lillie Vale

Age 12 or older

Themes: Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Bharatanatyam in Ballet Shoes

by Mahak Jain

Age 04 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Bombay Blues

by Tanuja Desai Hidier

Age 14 or older

Themes: Award Winner, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Family, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Friendship, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Family Relationship: Extended, Generational Differences, Visiting Home Country

Boomi’s Boombox

by Shanthi Sekaran

Age 08 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Body Image, Coming of Age, Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Immigration Status, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Genre: Fantasy & Folklore, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend

Born Confused

by Tanuja Desai Hidier

Age 14 or older

Themes: Audiobook, Coming of Age, Cross-Group Dating, Cross-Group Friendship, Cultural Empowerment, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Celebrations & Traditions, Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Identity, Family Relationship: Parents, Generation: 1st, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Bracelets for Bina’s Brothers

by Rajani LaRocca

Age 03 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Siblings, Own Voices/Lived Experience

Bravo Anjali! (Anjali #2)

by Sheetal Sheth

Age 04 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Gender and Sexual, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts

Brazaletes para los hermanos de Bina/Braceletes for Bina’s Brothers

by Rajani LaRocca

Age 03 or older

Themes: Cultural Empowerment & Joy: Food, Family Relationship: Parents, Own Voices/Lived Experience, The Arts

Brown Girl Ghosted

by Mintie Das

Age 14 or older

Themes: Discrimination: Racial, Generation: 1st, Multiracial Identity

Calling the Moon: 16 Period Stories from BIPOC Authors

by Aida Salazar (Editor)

Age 10 or older

Themes: Anthology, Body Image, Celebrations, Coming of Age, Family Relationship: Parents, LGBTQIA+, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Trauma & Healing

Chachaji’s Cup

by Uma Krishnaswami

Age 06 or older

Themes: Family Relationship: Grandparents, Generation: 2nd, Refugee: Persecution, Religious Background: Hindu

Changes in the Weather

by Leela Marie Hidier

Age 12 or older

Themes: Coming of Age, Cross-Group Friendship, Family Relationship: Parents, Natural Disaster/Climate Change, Own Voices/Lived Experience
Come on In

Come on In

by Adi Alsaid

Age 12 or older

Themes: Anthology, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Family Relationship: Parents, Generational Differences: Language, Immigrant: Economic, Multiracial Identity, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Muslim, Visiting Home Country

Count Me In

by Varsha Bajaj

Age 10 or older

Themes: Allyship, Audiobook, Community Action, Cross-Group Friendship, Discrimination: Cultural, Discrimination: Racial, Family Relationship: Grandparents, Recommended: Community Rallying Against Hate

Diwali in My New Home

by Shachi Kaushik

Age 04 or older

Themes: Celebrations: Diwali, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Religious Background: Hindu, Welcoming by Community

Drizzle, Dreams, and Lovestruck Things

by Maya Prasad

Age 12 or older

Themes: Coming of Age, Cross-Group Dating, Family Relationship: Parents, Family Relationship: Siblings, LGBTQIA+, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Trauma & Healing: Death of Family or Friend