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You bring the distant near

Mitali Perkins

You bring the distant near

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • East Indian Americans,
  • Families,
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Humorous,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Immigrants,
  • Family life,
  • Fiction,
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Emigration & Immigration,
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Family / Multigenerational

  • About the Edition

    From 1965 through the present, an Indian American family adjusts to life in New York City, alternately fending off and welcoming challenges to their own traditions.

    Edition Notes

    HL720L Lexile.

    StatementMitali Perkins
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.P4315 You 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination303 pages
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26883485M
    ISBN 100374304904
    ISBN 109780374304904
    LC Control Number2016057822


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You Bring the Distant Near captures the immigrant experience for one Indian-American family with humor and heart." -- Bustle "Full of sisterhood, diversity, and complex, strong women, this book will speak to readers as they will undoubtedly find a kindred spirit in at least one of the Das women."/5(70).

You Bring the Distant Near is a wonderful and heartwarming novel about what it truly feels like to be an Immigrant in another country. There are three options for an Indian girl, either study hard and become a doctor, study hard and become an engineer, or get married off.4/5.

—Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "With wisdom and wit, You Bring the Distant Near illustrates the beauty in diversity. Perkins's striking imagery and deep, heartfelt insights illuminate the darkest corners of ignorance, providing a bright path to understanding and embracing differences in all their many splendors."Brand: Square Fish.

—Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "With wisdom and wit, You Bring the Distant Near illustrates the beauty in diversity. Perkins's striking imagery and deep, heartfelt insights illuminate the darkest corners of ignorance, providing a bright path to understanding and embracing differences in all their many splendors.".

YOU BRING THE DISTANT NEAR (Macmillan | FSG) received some exciting responses. Before it came out, EW picked You bring the distant near book as one of the most anticipated young adult novels of the year.

On release day, which is delightful enough, I heard that it was nominated for the National Book Award. It also won a Walter Honor Award, the Magnolia Award, and the South Asia Book Award. Told in alternating teen voices across three generations, You Bring the Distant Near explores sisterhood, first loves, friendship, and the inheritance of culture - for better or worse.

From a grandmother worried that her children are losing their Indian identity to a daughter wrapped up in a forbidden biracial love affair to a granddaughter social-activist fighting to preserve Bengali tigers.

Mitali Perkins has written many award-winning books for young readers. Her novel, You Bring the Distant Near, was a Walter Honor Book and a National Book Award Nominee, won the South Asia Book Award, and received six starred reviews, in addition to other was born in Kolkata, India, and has lived in Bangladesh, England, Thailand, Mexico, Cameroon, and Ghana.

This elegant young adult novel captures the immigrant experience for one Indian-American family with humor and heart. Told in alternating teen voices across three generations, You Bring the Distant Near explores sisterhood, first loves, friendship, and the inheritance of culture–for better or worse.

From a grandmother worried that her children are losing their Indian identity to a daughter. Answer clues based on the content and vocabulary words from You Bring the Distant Near.

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(It's based, of course, on the experiences of the Bose family immigrating here in the s; I've described it as "memoir on steroids, with freedom to fabricate.") The novel is multi-generational and spans more than two decades/5(65). You Bring the Distant Near is her most recent book and it was nominated for a National Book Award.

Her earlier book, Rickshaw Girl, was named as You bring the distant near book of the top Children’s books of the past years by the New York Public Library and is currently being made into a movie. Several of her other 10 books have also won numerous awards as well.

This elegant young adult novel captures the immigrant experience for one Indian-American family with humor and heart. Told in alternating teen voices across three generations, You Bring the Distant Near explores sisterhood, first loves, friendship, and the inheritance of culture--for better or worse.

From a grandmother worried that her children are losing their Indian identity to a /5(5). You Bring the Distant Near Mitali Perkins, Farrar, Straus and Giroux pp.

ISBN Summary Nominated, National Book Awards This elegant young adult novel captures the immigrant experience for one Indian-American family with humor and heart. You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins.

Three generations of women in a Bengali American family are given voice in this expansive read more. Three generations of women in a Bengali American family are given voice in this expansive work. While the first two thirds of You Bring the Distant Near has extremely strong and compelling storylines related by Sonia and Tara, readers may find that the last third, voiced by their daughters, Chantal and Anna, is a bit of a letdown.

Chantal's relationship with a wealthy Porsche-driving white boy and Anna's determination to start a Fashion 4/5.

Mitali Perkins has written many award-winning books for young readers. Her novel, You Bring the Distant Near, was a Walter Honor Book and a National Book Award Nominee, won the South Asia Book Award, and received six starred reviews, in addition to other was born in Kolkata, India, and has lived in Bangladesh, England, Thailand, Mexico, Cameroon, and Ghana.

you bring the distant near by Mitali Perkins ‧ RELEASE DATE: Sept. 12, Perkins’ latest, inspired by the author’s own experience as the youngest of three sisters who arrived in the United States in the s, is told in alternating voices across three generations.

About You Bring the Distant Near. This elegant young adult novel captures the immigrant experience for one Indian-American family with humor and heart. Told in alternating teen voices across three generations, You Bring the Distant Near explores sisterhood, first loves, friendship, and the inheritance of culture–for better or worse.

From a grandmother worried that her children are losing. In You Bring the Distant Near, this challenge plays out through the loving and sometimes difficult interactions between between three generations of the Bengali-American Das family. One of my favorite things about Mitali Perkins’ book is that it is simultaneously a window into an unfamiliar culture and a reflection of universal themes of love /5(8).

Anyways, You Bring The Distant Near is the second book I’ve read by Perkins (see: Bamboo People) but now I know FOR SURE I AM GOING TO READ HER OTHER BOOKS.

And get all shouty because I get shouty about things that are good. Perkins’ latest book follows basically six characters.

It opens up with a swim meet when character Sonia is kind of 5/5. You Bring the Distant Near is one of my favorite books, for the characters, the settings, the struggles, and the writing. It tells a story that many can enjoy, and also identify with.

It has received awards and acknowledgements such as the ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults, Boston Globe Best Book of the Year, and South Asia Book Award. You Bring the Distant Near Mitali Perkins. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book.

Perkins (Bamboo People) delivers an. Mitali Perkins has written many novels for young readers, including You Bring the Distant Near (nominated for the National Book Award) Rickshaw Girl (a NYPL best Book for children in the past years, film adaptation coming in ), Bamboo People (an ALA Top 10 YA novel), and Tiger Boy, which won the South Asia Book Award for Younger Readers/5.

*You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins. Farrar Strauss Giroux,pages. Reading Level: Young Adult, ages Recommended for: ages They arrived in from Bengal: Rajeev (Baba) and Ranee (Ma) Das and their two daughters.

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Free shipping over $ You Bring the Distant Near. by Mitali Perkins. Rated stars. No Customer Reviews. Select Format. Hardcover. $ - $ Hardcover $ - $   Mitali Perkins has written several books for young readers, including Between Us and Abuela, Forward Me Back to You,You Bring the Distant Near (a National Book Award Nominee, a Walter Honor Book, a South Asia Book Award Winner, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, and a Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year), Rickshaw Girl (a NYPL Top Book), and.

Title: You Bring the Distant Near Author: Mitali Perkins Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux Genres: Romance, Contemporary & Historical Pages: Review copy: Digital ARC via Netgalley & personally purchased final copy Availability: On shelves now Summary: Five girls.

Three generations. One great American love story. You Bring the Distant Near explores sisterhood, first loves. When we first meet Ranee Das in Mitali Perkins’s You Bring The Distant Near, she has just nixed her youngest daughter’s chances of winning a swimming race at the British High Commission club.

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Mitali Perkins's latest novel You Bring the Distant Near (Farrar, 12–16 years) is a sprawling family epic that follows three generations of women in the Das family — matriarch Ranee; her daughters Tara and Sonia; and each of their daughters, Anna and Chantal.

The story begins in and ends in ; as the family goes from being "Strangers" to "Travelers" to "Settlers" in their adoptive. Our Reading Guide for You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins includes Book Club Discussion Questions, Book Reviews, Plot Summary-Synopsis and Author Bio.

This elegant young adult novel captures the immigrant experience for one Indian American family with humor and heart. Told in alternating teen voices across three generations, You Bring the Distant Near explores sisterhood, first loves, friendship, and the inheritance of culture - for better or worse.

Title: You Bring the Distant Near Author: Mitali Perkins Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers Summary This book follows three generations of Indian-American women and their struggles with culture, friendship, family, love, race, and identity.

It opens in when Ranee Das and her two daughters, Sonia and Tara, are moving to the. You Bring the Distant Near explores sisterhood, first loves, friendship, and the inheritance of culture–for better or worse.

Ranee, worried that her children are losing their Indian culture; Sonia, wrapped up in a forbidden biracial love affair; Tara, seeking the limelight to hide her true self; Shanti, desperately trying to make peace in the. Mitali Perkins has written several books for young readers, including Between Us and Abuela, Forward Me Back to You,You Bring the Distant Near (a National Book Award Nominee, a Walter Honor Book, a South Asia Book Award Winner, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, and a Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year), Rickshaw Girl (a NYPL Top Book), and Bamboo People (an ALA.

You Bring the Distant Near | A National Book Award Longlist Title with six starred reviewsA School Library Journal's Best Books of A New York City Public Library's Notable 50 Best Books for Teens South Asia Book Award Winner White Ravens Award Winner A Louisiana Readers' Choice Award Nominee This elegant young adult novel captures the immigrant experience for one Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr).

The Intricacies of Interwoven Cultural Identities. This article relates to You Bring the Distant Near. You Bring the Distant Near is successful, in large part, because of the way Mitali Perkins reveals the many, many intricacies of cultural identities, quietly challenging a western sense of the immigrant as stereotypical "other." She makes many references to Bengali culture, sometimes called.

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