Welcome to the South Asia Book Award

2020 Award Books

Priya Dreams of Marigolds and Masala by Meenal Patel (Beaver’s Pond Press, 2019). (Grades K-2)

The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman (Nancy Paulsen Books, 2019). (Grades 4-6)

Forward Me Back to You by Mitali Perkins (Farrar Straus Giroux, 2019). (Grades 9 and up)

Bombay BluesTwenty-two CentsThe Rumor

SANOC – Award Sponsor

The South Asia National Outreach Consortium (SANOC) is the sponsor of the South Asia Book Award.

SANOCs mission is to enhance K-16 Outreach Programming by building a stronger network and collaboration among the South Asia National Resource Centers, and institutions with South Asia programming, across the United States.

The national network will work to share information and resources on South Asia, incorporating South Asia content into school curricula, and promoting the resources, workshops, conferences, and educational programs at the South Asia centers.