Priya loves being with family and friends to watch fireworks and celebrate Diwali. But this year Priya and her parents are living in the United States, and no one seems to know about the holiday. Priya misses the traditions in India. But as she strings lights outside and creates rangoli art, Priya introduces the festival of lights to her neighbors. And even though the celebration is different this year, it's still Diwali.
A heartwarming story of celebrating in a new place and sharing the Hindu festival of lights with those unfamiliar with the holiday.---from the publisher
32 pages 978-1506484075 Ages 5-9
Keywords: Diwali, holidays, Hindu, South Asian, customs and traditions, respecting others, multicultural, diversity, diverse books, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old