The Yellow Suitcase

By Meera Sriram, illustrated by Meera Sethi (Penny Candy Books, March 2019).
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“This immigrant narrative beautifully captures the emotions of loss, love, and belonging that the little girl experiences, embedding readers in Asha’s developmentally spot-on perspective.

A thoughtful story that artfully addresses the loss of a grandparent from an immigrant perspective. .” –  Kirkus Reviews  on The Yellow Suitcase

In The Yellow Suitcase by Meera Sriram, Asha travels with her parents from America to India to mourn her grandmother’s passing. Asha’s grief and anger are compounded by the empty yellow suitcase usually reserved for gifts to and from Grandma, but when she discovers a gift left behind just for her, Asha realizes that the memory of her grandmother will live on inside her, no matter where she lives.

“Debut author Sriram shares a poignant story based on her daughter’s personal experience…

This immigrant narrative beautifully captures the emotions of loss, love, and belonging that the little girl experiences, embedding readers in Asha’s developmentally spot-on perspective…

A thoughtful story that artfully addresses the loss of a grandparent from an immigrant perspective.”  – Kirkus Reviews

The Yellow Suitcase is available at AmazonBarnes & Noble and your favorite indie bookstore.

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