by Nidhi Chanani
Teenager Priyanka has many questions about her family but her mom refuses to answer. Pri especially wants to know why her mother left her home in India—and Pri’s father—before she was born. The subject seems permanently closed until Pri finds a mysterious pashmina tucked away in an old suitcase. When she puts it on, she is transported to the colorful India of her imagination, filled with magical creatures and delicious food. Can this shawl somehow lead her to discover the real India and the truth about her history? A heartwarming, graphic novel recommended for ages 10-14.