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American Desi

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Lovely celebration of Indian and American cultures blending.

Happy, brown-skinned girl with glasses running with colorful cloth.

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This gorgeous, warm picture book celebrates the differences in big moments and small details that are part of a multicultural life, centering the everyday life of an Indian American family. American Desi makes moments remarkable with a loving theme of inclusion, that the family gives space to grow and there's no need to hide any part of the person the child is becoming as she navigates and celebrates her past and her present. The illustrations are especially engaging, full of colors and textures that reflect a blended life.

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