Finders Keepers? A True Story In India

finders-keepersThis introduction to the traditions, daily life, and culture of India takes readers on a bus journey through the Rajasthan countryside. The narrator describes how, when he lost his wallet, a young boy returned it and refused to accept a reward for his honesty. Terms like chapatis, saris, torans, and more are smoothly integrated into the text. A map sets the scene for the journey. Back matter includes a glossary, pronunciations, Indian facts, character building questions, and a craft activity to make a paper toran. The book is available in a Spanish edition, Es Mio? mjw
Title: Finders Keepers? A True Story In India
Author: Robert Arnett
Illustrator
: Smita Turakhia
Publisher
: Atman Press
Copyright
: 2013
Original Language
: English
ISBN
: 978-0-96529008-1
Hardcover pages
: 34
Age range
: 8-12
Genre
: Picture Book
Book setting
: India
Author’s ethnicity
: U.S.
Author’s residence
: Columbus, Georgia.  U.S.
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: born in Mumbai, India
Illustrator’s residence
: Texas
Subjects
: Character building, Culture, Hinduism, Religion, Values

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