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My Basmati Bat Mitzvah by Paula J. Freedman

Book Summary

Tara questions whether she wants to have a Bat Mitzvah, and what it means with regard to her Indian heritage. This book is about what she learns from her relationships with friends and family members.
My Basmati Bat Mitzvah book cover
My Basmati Bat Mitzvah

Book Review

This is a charming book. There are many things about Tara's story that are relatable to a wide range of readers.

Topics and Themes for this book:

  • Exploring Religious and Cultural Beliefs
  • Finding Your Voice; Self-Confidence
  • Family Relationships
  • School Relationships

Discussion Questions for this book:

The best discussion questions, of course, are generated by and contemplated by readers. These questions are designed to avoid major spoilers about the book, and to provide a starting point for teachers, parents, and student reading groups.

**Questions coming soon**

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