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Picture Book Club: Mitali Perkins

Picture Book Club: Mitali Perkins

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 4:00PM ET
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Join us for the East Coast Book Launch Party for Home Is in Between with picture book author Mitali Perkins, followed by a kids' book discussion with our book club moderator! Buy her book through Eventbright to get a signed or personalized bookplate with your order!

Mitali Perkins is the author of many books for young readers, including You Bring the Distant Near, nominated for a National Book Award, and Rickshaw Girl, which was adapted to a film and scheduled for release in 2021 (

In the timely yet timeless picture book Home Is in Between, critically acclaimed author Mitali Perkins and illustrator Lavanya Naidu describe the experience of navigating multiple cultures and embracing the complex but beautiful home in between.

Shanti misses the warm monsoon rains in India. Now in America, she watches fall leaves fly past her feet. Still, her family’s apartment feels like a village: Mama cooking luchi, funny stories in Bangla, and Baba’s big laugh. But outside, everything is different – trick-or-treating, ballet class, and English books.

Back and forth, Shanti trudges between her two worlds. She remembers her village and learns her new town. She watches Bollywood movies at home and Hollywood movies with her friends. She is Indian. She is also American. How should she define home?