Priya Dreams of Marigolds and Masala by Meenal Patel (Beaver’s Pond Press, 2019). Priya asks her beloved Babi Ba, “What is India like?” as they stand side-by-side preparing the evening meal. Babi Ba tells Priya of her India – the sights, sounds, and smells. And, Priya, in return, discovers how to bring India to her Babi Ba. (Grades K-2)
Award Status: Winner, 2020
Award Category: Young Readers
Author: Meenal Patel
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