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The door is open : stories of celebration and community by 11 Desi voices / edited by Hena Khan.

Khan, Hena, (editor,, author.).

"A story of community, belonging, and friendship told by South Asian authors through an interconnected anthology, based in the fictional town of Maple Grove, New Jersey, and centralized at the town community center"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316450638
  • ISBN: 0316450634
  • Physical Description: 328 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2024.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Check yourself / by Veera Hiranandani -- Alok at the dance / by Maulik Pancholy -- Wedding blues / by Aisha Saeed -- Smile number seven / by Mitali Perkins -- Sweet and sour / by Reem Faruqi -- A taste of something new / by Simran Jeet Singh -- How to spell "disaster" / by Supriya Kelkar -- Out in the open / by Rajani LaRocca -- Answered prayers / by N. H. Senzai -- Together at the center / by Hena Khan -- The map of home / by Sayantani DasGupta.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12. Little, Brown and Company.
Subject: American fiction > South Asian American authors.
South Asian Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Communities > Juvenile fiction.
New Jersey > Juvenile fiction.
South Asian Americans > Fiction.
Communities > Fiction.
New Jersey > Fiction.
Short stories.
Genre: Short stories.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Easton Area Public Library System.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Easton Main Library JUV KHAN (Text) 31901004790939 New Juv Fiction Available -

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