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Uma Krishnaswami

Uma Krishnaswami

Uma Krishnaswami is the author of several books for children, including Naming Maya. She was born in New Delhi, India, and now lives in Aztec, New Mexico.

Monsoon

Uma Krishnaswami; Pictures by Jamel Akib
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

"An expressive story about seasons, extremes, and waiting." - Kirkus Reviews

Children play, birds call, and grownups go about their business during the hot days of summer in northern...

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Naming Maya

Uma Krishnaswami
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

West meets East

Although Maya has done her best to avoid it, she is spending part of her summer in Chennai, India, with her mother, who is trying to sell her grandfather's...

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