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Mama’s Saris by Pooja Makhijani, illustrated by Elena Gomez [in Bloomsbury Review]

Mama's SarisA little girl insists on her seventh birthday that she is finally old enough to wear one of her mother’s gorgeous saris. One by one, each magical sari tells a story of the last special occasion for which her mother wore it. When the mother unfolds the final sari – “blue with gold flowers that dance along the corner,” the little girl knows she’s found the perfect one for herself.

Review: “In Celebration of Asian Pacific American Month: New & Notable Books,” The Bloomsbury Review, May/June 2007

Readers: Children

Published: 2007


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