Author Archives: Kashmira

Thank you Grace Lin!

As I was reading Dim Sum for Everyone by Grace Lin to my three-year old granddaughter her eyes lit up. She pointed at the picture of Mei-Mei and said, “She looks like me!” Her face beamed with pride as she … Continue reading

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New interview

I want to thank Elizabeth Caulfield Felt for interviewing me for her blog, Reading, writing, and no arithmetic! (I love the title because I had to work hard in my math classes.) Elizabeth asked some serious questions as well as … Continue reading

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My Writing Process Blog Tour

I would like to thank Padma Venkatraman for inviting me to take part in the My Writing Process Blog Tour! Padma is the author of three novels, Climbing the Stairs, Island’s End, and her most recent one, A Time to … Continue reading

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Only pictures allowed…

This February my daughter and I had the opportunity to travel to the Galapagos Islands. We were excited about the vacatoin but the actual trip was even better than what we had expected. With all the winter storms, we almost … Continue reading

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Gazing at the Stars: Multicultural Literature

Growing up in India, I never thought of stories from other cultures as not my own. After all, India is a multicultural, multilingual, and multiethnic country. I come from the state of Gujarat and my mother tongue is Gujarati. When … Continue reading

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