264 pages, 11 unnumbered page ; 20 cm
First published in the United States of America by Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.
Includes discussion questions and recipe.
Shy twelve-year-old Nisha, forced to flee her home with her Hindu family during the 1947 partition of India, tries to find her voice and make sense of the world falling apart around her by writing to her deceased Muslim mother in the pages of her diary.
Ages 8 up.
Nutmeg Book Award nominee, Grade 7-8 Middle School, 2021.