The Whole Story of Half a Girl 

9780375871672.tiffThe Whole Story of Half a Girl by Veera Hiranandani (Delacorte Press, 2012). When Sonia’s father loses his job, she must move from her small, supportive private school to a public middle school. The new school, her father’s diagnosis of clinical depression, and her half- Jewish and half- Indian heritage leave Sonia feeling more confused about herself, her friends, and her family. (Grades 5-8)

Award Status: Highly Commended, 2013

Author: Veera Hiranandani 

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