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Amitha Jagannath Knight

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“The book bursts with charming images of endearing kids, and the story’s presentation of the girls’ varying, equally valid perspectives is a valuable tool for promoting empathy.” — Kirkus

 

“[An] endearing portrait of one Indian American family learning to embrace differing perspectives.” — Publisher’s Weekly

Bio

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Dr. Amitha Jagannath Knight is a graduate of MIT and Tufts University School of Medicine. She is also a former social media manager for We Need Diverse Books. In 2012, she won the PEN New England Susan P. Bloom Children’s Book Discovery Award.

While her parents were originally from South India, she and her siblings (including her identical twin!) were born in the United States

Dr. Knight has lived in Texas and Arkansas, and now lives in Massachusetts with her one husband, two children, and two cats.

 

  • NEIBA Fall Conference Author Reception
    NEIBA Fall Conference Author Reception
    Online Event
    Sep 22, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
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  • Desi Kidlit Summit
    Desi Kidlit Summit
    Online event
    Oct 24, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Online event
    I'll be participating in the audience! Hope to see you there.
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  • NAEYC Annual Conference
    NAEYC Annual Conference
    Online Conference - - Pre-recorded event
    Nov 06, 7:00 PM – Nov 09, 11:00 PM
    Online Conference - - Pre-recorded event
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Literary agent: Kari Sutherland

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