American as Paneer Pie


Fantastic, Flavor-Filled Novels for Kids – New York Times Book Review


American as Paneer Pie on School Library Journal’s Best Books of 2020!

AMERICAN AS PANEER PIE in Publishers Weekly’s list of back to school books for 2020.

AMERICAN AS PANEER PIE reviewed in the New York Times

A Junior Library Guild Selection!

Amazon Editors Best Books of 2020

On A Mighty Girl’s list of books for AAPI Heritage Month, along with That Thing about Bollywood

The audiobook on Book Riot’s list of 7 of the Best Middle Grade Audiobooks

AMERICAN AS PANEER PIE on Sirius XM’s Affirmative Reaction with Xorje Olivares


Brown Girl Magazine IGTV interview about AMERICAN AS PANEER PIE

AMERICAN AS PANEER PIE in Brown Girl Magazine

Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books

Books and Boba

AMERICAN AS PANEER PIE on Publisher’s Weekly’s list of back to school books for 2020

School Library Journal

PW KidsCast podcast

Interview with author Patricia Bailey on From the Mixed Up Files

The Authors Everywhere channel, featuring videos from authors and illustrators, including me, in the New York Times

School Library Journal Teen Librarian Toolbox


Kicking Back with Kick-Butt Kidlit

MG Book Village

The Mitten

100 Scope Notes

That time my dog interviewed me

Learning for Justice Spring 2021 Staff Pick

“[A] charming novel [that] explores the complexity of immigration and identity.” TeenVogue

“Addresses important issues of racism, colorism, and xenophobia through a well-drawn narrator whose political evolution is fascinating to watch.” Kirkus Reviews

“A tender depiction of a young girl navigating prejudice and finding ways to be her whole self in the process.” SLJ

“Kelkar illuminates the need for voices raised against discrimination and paints a convincing portrait of a girl straddling two cultures.” Publishers Weekly

“Succeeds valiantly at exposing the conflicted loyalties felt by many children of immigrants.” Shelf Awareness

“A story that desi outcasts throughout the country can empathize with.” Booklist

“Ambivalence about one’s immigrant heritage — that confusing stew of embarrassment and comfort — is sensitively explored in “American as Paneer Pie,” by Supriya Kelkar.” – The New York Times Book Review