East Meets West
by Isabel Allende
YA ALLENDE, I.Sixteen-year-old Alexander travels to a remote kingdom in the Himalayas with his youthful, photographer grandmother. Will they be able to help locate a priceless statue of a dragon before it is too late?
Gemma returns to London after years in India. She soon becomes aware of her magical powers and discovers the circumstances concerning her mother’s mysterious death.
When their father is detained at the Canadian border, teenagers Nadira and Aisha are sent back to New York to try to live normal lives while keeping their illegal status a secret.
Seventeen-year-old Sundara and her family have moved to Oregon to escape the Khmer Rouge. How will she remain faithful to her cultural heritage when she only wants to fit in as a normal American?
Dimple soon learns that she is too Indian for the Americans and too American for her Indian family, but the final blow occurs when she feels betrayed by her best friend.
When Sumiko and her family are uprooted and forced to relocate to a Japanese-American Internment Camp, her feelings of loss, boredom, betrayal and anger consume her until she is befriended by a Native American boy.
When you lie about grades so that your parents will really believe that you will attend Harvard and when you lie about boys, it is very difficult to figure out who you are.
When his cousin comes from Canada to visit him in the heat of a Sri Lankan summer, fourteen-year-old Amrith makes discoveries about both his family’s past and himself.
Jeeta, growing up in Mumbai, India, disagrees with much of her mother’s traditional advice as she grows up in Mumbai, India. She only wants to be more modern and independent.