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category: Children's Fiction
published: Jan 2019
ISBN:9781459819740
publisher: Orca Book Publishers

Embrace the Chicken

by Mahtab Narsimhan

tagged: cooking & food, parents, hindu
Description

Even though she only left Mumbai a few months ago, Shivani isn't feeling like such an outsider anymore. She likes her new school. She finally has a best friend. But when her mother volunteers for the school's annual fundraiser, Shivani is sure she will completely embarrass her. Especially if she cooks one of the "stinky" dishes that Shivani loves but is too ashamed to eat in front of her friends.

On the day of the fair, the moment Shivani walks into the gym she knows her worst fears have come true: the unmistakable scent of Indian spices is in the air. But then she sees that dozens of people are lined up at her mom's stall. It's the most popular one!

About the Author

Mahtab Narsimhan, a native of Bombay (Mumbai), has always been fascinated by Indian mythology, fantasy, and adventure. Her debut 2007 novel, The Third Eye, won the 2009 Silver Birch Award. The second part of the Tara Trilogy, The Silver Anklet, was published in 2009. She lives in Toronto.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
9 to 12
Grade:
4 to 7
Reading age:
9 to 12

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