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Krishnaswami, Uma 1956-

Overview
Works: 43 works in 86 publications in 3 languages and 8,462 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Pictorial works  Folklore 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.K8978, [E]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Uma Krishnaswami
 
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 832 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 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child describes waiting for the monsoon rains to arrive and the worry that they will not come
Out of the way! Out of the way! by Uma Krishnaswami( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 691 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
Remembering Grandpa by Uma Krishnaswami( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 667 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
The happiest tree : a yoga story by Uma Krishnaswami( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 563 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
The problem with being slightly heroic by Uma Krishnaswami( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 512 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 girl of the wish garden : a Thumbelina story by Uma Krishnaswami( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale about a girl who is only one inch tall
Naming Maya by Uma Krishnaswami( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 446 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
Holi by Uma Krishnaswami( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the traditions and festivities of the Hindu festival called Holi
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 439 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 )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 438 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
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 438 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
Chachaji's cup by Uma Krishnaswami( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 429 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 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
Bright sky, starry city by Uma Krishnaswami( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Phoebe helps her dad set up telescopes on the sidewalk outside his store. It's a special night --Saturn and Mars are going to appear together in the sky. But will Phoebe be able to see them with all the city lights? Raindrops begin to fall, followed by lightning and thunder. Phoebe is filled with disappointment as she and her father hurry inside to wait out the storm. But suddenly the power fails and then, amazingly, the rain and clouds disappear. Phoebe and her dad and all kinds of people spill into the street. And there, in the bright night sky, the splendor of the planets and a multitude of stars are revealed for all to see. An illustrated afterword includes information about the solar system, planetary conjunctions and rings, moons, telescopes and light pollution. A glossary and recommended further reading are also included."--Amazon website
Stories of the flood by Uma Krishnaswami( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 200 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 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book Uncle and Me by Uma Krishnaswami( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 64 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 and for everyone else who comes to his little shop. He helps others learn to read, too. But Book Uncle seems to be in trouble. The office of the mayor has sent him a letter saying his free library is illegal and he must remove it. That would be awful. With the elections coming up and the grown-ups busy with their own affairs, what difference can Yasmin and her friends possibly make? Yasmin gets to work, ideas begin to fly like feathers, and soon everything starts to spin - out of control
Many windows : six kids, five faiths, one community by Rukhsana Khan( Book )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 54 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
El árbol más feliz : un cuento sobre yoga by Uma Krishnaswami( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 47 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
 
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The grand plan to fix everything
Alternative Names
Kiruṣṇacāmi, Umā 1956-

Kiruṣṇasvāmi, Umā 1956-

Kr̥shṇasvāmī, Umā 1956-

Umā Kiruṣṇacāmi 1956-

Umā Kiruṣṇasvāmi 1956-

Uma Krishnaswami 1956-

Uma Krishnaswami Author of children's books

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Umā Kr̥shṇasvāmī 1956-

Languages
English (61)

Bengali (1)

Hindi (1)

Covers
MonsoonRemembering GrandpaThe happiest tree : a yoga storyNaming MayaHoliThe broken tusk : stories of the Hindu God GaneshaBringing Asha homeShower of gold : girls and women in the stories of India