Project Description

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Kashmira Sheth

Kashmira Sheth was born in India with Guajarati as her mother tongue, and began learning English in fifth grade. She had lived in Bhavnagar and Mumbai before moving to United States when she was seventeen to attend Iowa State University, where she received a BS in microbiology. Before becoming an author Kashmira had many different jobs, including running a dance school and choreographing and performing Indian dances, working in a bakery, and working as a food microbiologist. She is the author of several picture books, chapter books, and middle grade and young adult novels. Taking inspiration from her own life and experiences, much of Kashmira’s work centers on Indian culture and features Indian and Indian-American characters. She spends her time between Virginia and Wisconsin. You can visit  her website here.

Picture Books by this Author

“Sheth’s use of language (poetry and repetition) is a singular delight… Delicious!” —Kirkus Reviews

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“Everyone will want to attend this wedding.” ―Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW

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“Unexpected delights on nearly every page.” ―Publishers Weekly, STARRED REVIEW

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“A strong depiction of family, this story shows how meaningful traditional clothing can be.” ―Kirkus Reviews

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“Children of all backgrounds will easily recognize both the boy’s delight in the dramatic rainstorm and the warm intergenerational relationship.” ―Booklist

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Middle Readers by this Author

“Sheth’s clear and distinctive narratorial voice effortlessly leads readers through the intricacies of Nina’s quirky, innocent world.” —Kirkus Reviews

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“Sheth’s language is poetic in its simplicity, and her narratorial voice is a pleasure to read…. A sweet and entertaining series opener about family and friendship.” —Kirkus Reviews

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