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AHIMSA (Tu Books/Lee & Low Books, 2017), recipient of an ALA BooklistRelated image starred review, a School Library Journal Related imagestarred review, and winner of the New Visions Award, is a middle-grade novel that takes place in 1942 in India, an era of great change as Indian citizens fight for independence from British colonial rule. When ten-year-old Anjali’s mother announces that she has quit her job to become a Freedom Fighter following Mahatma Gandhi, Anjali must find her place in a rapidly changing world.

Big news! The audiobook for AHIMSA comes out November 26th from Tantor, read by Zehra Jane Naqvi!

Thank you for making AHIMSA a bestseller in Michigan!

More about AHIMSA in The Washington Post and on NBC News

Book trailer




You can see all of Ahimsa’s trade reviews, (including the starred School Library Journal and Booklist reviews), and blurbs from Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Rajkumar Hirani, N.H. Senzai, Uma Krishnaswami, Padma Venkatraman, Cynthia Levinson here!

Be sure to click on the menu subheadings to see the trade reviews, blurbs, guest blog posts and media coverage for Ahimsa!

Ahimsa Vinod's Blurb

Educators, please click here for information on free Skype Q & As and the Teacher’s Guide for AHIMSA.

Read Mr. Schu’s cover reveal on Watch. Connect. Read. here!

Here are links to the cover reveal countdown, featuring Mahatma Gandhi’s handwritten letter to my great-grandmother:
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You can find Ahimsa on Goodreads here.

And Ahimsa will soon be available in India from Scholastic India!Screenshot_20180525-151257

You can pre-order AHIMSA from Scholastic India today!