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1.   Blue Jasmine
Written by
Kashmira Sheth
When twelve-year-old Seema and her family move from their small Indian town to Iowa City, Seema feels like an outsider to the language and traditions, and must cope with the unfamiliarity of a new school system and the hostility of an intolerant classmate. As she begins to plant roots in the foreign soil, however, Seema’s confidence starts to bloom, she learns the coping skills necessary to deal with the antagonistic classmate, and discovers that she can build a bridge between two homes.
[Grade Level: 4 - 7]
 
2.   Diwali: Hindu Festival of Light
Written by
Dianne M. MacMillan
The history and tradition, as well as the symbols and current celebration of Diwali.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
 
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