A Project of the South Asia National Outreach Consortium

The People of the Indus and the Birth of Civilization in South Asia

The People of the Indus by Jonathan Mark Kenoyer and Illustrated by Nikhil Gulati (Penguin Random House India, 2022). The People of the Indus is a unique, well-researched approach to the history of a region. The authors transform a historical period into an engaging graphic novel. The reader will willingly visualize their way through this history. (Grades 7-9)

Author Status: Honorable Mention

Award Category: Older Readers

Author: Jonathan Mark Kenoyer

Illustrator: Nikhil Gulati

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