Releasing May 12, 2020 – Available for pre-order now! Links to Indiebound, BAM!, Barnes and Noble, and Amazon can be found here!
An Indian-American girl learns the power of her own voice as she navigates prejudice in her small town in this effervescent, heartfelt middle-grade novel.
As the only Indian American kid in her small town, Lekha Divekar feels like she has two versions of herself: Home Lekha, who loves watching Bollywood movies and eating Indian food, and School Lekha, who pins her hair over her bindi birthmark and avoids confrontation at all costs, especially when someone teases her for being Indian.
When a racist incident rocks Lekha’s community, Lekha realizes she must make a choice: continue to remain silent or find her voice before it’s too late.