“Meera’s transformation from a complacent girl to embracing her spirited convictions is nothing short of inspiring.” – Booklist
“An absorbing story about a strong girl living during tumultuous times.” – Kirkus
Strong as Fire, Fierce as Flame on Sailaja Joshi’s list of 2021 reads on Barron’s.
On Publisher’s Weekly’s Beyond Stereotypes list of AAPI books along with That Thing about Bollywood!
On Book Riot’s list of books that contextualize, challenge, or correct classic kidlit
STRONG AS FIRE, FIERCE AS FLAME is a Michigan Fiction Bestseller along with AMERICAN AS PANEER PIE!