Priyanka Das has so many unanswered questions: Why did her mother abandon her home in India years ago? What was it like there? And most importantly, who is her father, and why did her mom leave him behind? But Pri’s mom avoids these questions―the topic of India is permanently closed.

For Pri, her mother's homeland can only exist in her imagination. That is, until she find a mysterious pashmina tucked away in a forgotten suitcase. When she wraps herself in it, she is transported to a place more vivid and colorful than any guidebook or Bollywood film. But is this the real India? And what is that shadow lurking in the background? To learn the truth, Pri must travel farther than she’s ever dared and find the family she never knew.

In this heartwarming graphic novel debut, Nidhi Chanani weaves a tale about the hardship and self-discovery that is born from juggling two cultures and two worlds.

Hardcover, 176 pages
Published on October 3, 2017 by First Second
ISBN-10: 1626720886
ISBN-13: 9781626720886
3 Book Reviews
  • keiriv
    keirivabout 1 month44 stars
    Pri is from India she found a sheet that took her to india people where there something was suspicois
    • toriburn
      toriburnabout 3 years55 stars
      Pri is from india, and lives with her mom. Pri doesn't know much about india and wants to go there and learn about her history, her mom won't let her( classic mom move in most single parent books i read). Then she finds a magic sari that takes her to india. so far so good.
      • misslily777
        misslily777over 3 years55 stars
        Priyanka Das has lived her life in America. Her mother came from India when she was still young, and Pri has always wondered what it was like. India only lives in her imagination until one day she finds a pashmina (a special scarf) that shows her India with more bright colors than she has ever seen. When she gets an opportunity to go to India with her aunt, she discovers that the India she saw only exists inside of the pashmina. That is all I can say that is spoiler-free! I loved this book because of the bright colors, great storyline, and amazing pictures. It would be a great read for ages 8 and up. This book is a 5 star in my mind. I hope you like it!