Welcome to the South Asia Book Award

2022 Award Books

Dancing in Thatha’s Footsteps by Srividhya Venkat;  illustrated by Kavita Ramchandran (Yali Books, 2021). (Grades PK-2)

Born Behind Bars by Padma Venkatraman (Nancy Paulsen Books, 2021). (Grades 5-8)

The Marvelous Mirza Girls by Sheba Karim (Harper Collins, 2021). (Grades 9-12)

Bombay BluesTwenty-two CentsThe Rumor2021 Award Book2021 Award Book

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.