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Krishnaswami, Uma 1956-

Overview
Works: 43 works in 79 publications in 2 languages and 8,092 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Pictorial works  Folklore 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.K8978, [E]
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Most widely held works by Uma Krishnaswami
The grand plan to fix everything by Uma Krishnaswami ( Book )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old Dini loves movies, and so when she learns that her family is moving to India for two years, her devastation over leaving her best friend in Maryland is tempered by the possibility of meeting her favorite actress, Dolly Singh
Monsoon by Uma Krishnaswami ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A child describes waiting for the monsoon rains to arrive and the worry that they will not come
Remembering Grandpa by Uma Krishnaswami ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Grandma comes down with a "bad case of sadness" one year after Grandpa's death, Daysha collects objects that will remind her grandmother of Daysha's grandfather
Out of the way! Out of the way! by Uma Krishnaswami ( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a boy spots a young tree in the middle of the path that runs through the village, he puts rocks around the base of the tree to protect the tree from being trampled
The happiest tree : a yoga story by Uma Krishnaswami ( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Embarrassed by her clumsiness, eight-year-old Meena, an Asian Indian American girl, is reluctant to appear in the school play until she gains self-confidence by practicing yoga
Naming Maya by Uma Krishnaswami ( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Maya accompanies her mother to India to sell her grandfather's house, she uncovers family history relating to her parents divorce and learns more about herself and her relationship with her mother
Shower of gold : girls and women in the stories of India by Uma Krishnaswami ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of stories featuring strong female figures from Hindu mythology, Buddhist tales, and others from the history and folklore of the Indian subcontinent. Each piece is accompanied by background information
Holi by Uma Krishnaswami ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to the traditions and festivities of the Hindu festival called Holi
The problem with being slightly heroic by Uma Krishnaswami ( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Complications ensue when Bollywood star Dolly Singh premieres her new movie at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C., and super fan Dinni and her best friend Maddie present a dance at the grand opening
The broken tusk : stories of the Hindu God Ganesha by Uma Krishnaswami ( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of stories about the pantheon of Hindu gods, centering on the sometimes greedy, sometimes impulsive, but always generous, elephant-headed Ganesha
Bringing Asha home by Uma Krishnaswami ( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Arun waits impatiently while international adoption paperwork is completed so that he can meet his new baby sister from India
Chachaji's cup by Uma Krishnaswami ( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A boy learns about his family history and the Partition of India from his great uncle, through stories told over a beloved old teacup
The girl of the wish garden : a Thumbelina story by Uma Krishnaswami ( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale about a girl who is only one inch tall
The closet ghosts by Uma Krishnaswami ( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With help from Hanuman, the Hindu monkey god, Anu finds a way to cope with going to a new school, living in a new home, and even dealing with the mischievous ghosts in her closet
Stories of the flood by Uma Krishnaswami ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of nine stories from around the world, all of them relating a great flood and its aftermath, escape and survival
Beyond the field trip : teaching and learning in public places by Uma Krishnaswami ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Many windows : six kids, five faiths, one community by Rukhsana Khan ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Windows" is a collection of seven stories about six children who are in the same class at school, two white boys, a black girl, a Chinese girl, an Indian girl, and a Pakistani boy. They are not friends, but they all come together in one community at the end of the stories. Each story in the collection centers on a different celebration within the faith of that child, and in the appendix at the back of the book, each of the celebrations is explained in more depth, as it is celebrated within that faith community: Bhuddism, Islam, Christianity, Judaism and Hinduism. Each story represents a window into the life of the child, or, from a different point of view, the child's windowlooking out to the world
Book Uncle and Me by Uma Krishnaswami ( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nine-year-old Yasmin intends to read a book a day for the rest of her life. Book Uncle, who runs a free lending library on the street corner, always has the perfect book for her. But when Book Uncle seems to be in trouble, Yasmin has to take her nose out of her book and do something. With the elections coming up and the grown-ups busy with their own affairs, what difference can Yasmin and her friends possibly make? Will they get help from Karate Samuel, the eccentric superstar who's standing for Mayor? Yasmin gets to work, ideas begin to fly like feathers, and soon everything starts to spin - out of control
El árbol más feliz : un cuento sobre yoga by Uma Krishnaswami ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Embarrassed by her clumsiness, eight-year-old Meena, an Asian Indian American girl, is reluctant to appear in the school play until she gains self-confidence by practicing yoga
Hola, flor by Uma Krishnaswami ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Asian Indian boy tries out his green thumb when he plants a flower from seed, nurtures it, and watches it bloom
 
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Alternative Names
Kiruṣṇacāmi, Umā 1956-
Kiruṣṇasvāmi, Umā 1956-
Kr̥shṇasvāmī, Umā 1956-
Umā Kiruṣṇacāmi 1956-
Umā Kiruṣṇasvāmi 1956-
Uma Krishnaswami 1956-
Umā Kr̥shṇasvāmī 1956-
Languages
English (55)
Spanish (1)
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