First appeared in http://www.biculturalmama.com/2016/10/gulab-jamuns-south-asian-culture.html #tengulabjamuns ‘TEN GULAB JAMUNS’ BOOK INTRODUCES SOUTH ASIAN CULTURE TO CHILDREN – KICKSTARTER October 20, 2016 by Maria Adcock 0 Comments Contributed by Sandhya Acharya Author Sandhya Acharya and her sons. Earlier this year I self-published a children’s book called “Big Red Firetruck!” The inspiration was a bedtime story
https://www.indiacurrents.com/articles/2016/10/20/indian-american-writers-campaign-national-day-writing An Indian American writer’s campaign on National Day of Writing! Published on October 20, 2016 Did you know that, today, October 20th is the National Day of Writing? It was first instituted in 2009 by the National Council of Teachers of English and was officially recognized through Senate resolutions.
2 days to launch of my Kickstarter. It could mean seeing my idea, my story, my passion taking shape. It could mean actually holding those books that I have visualized so many times over. I am nervous. The goal seems daunting. How can I reach those hundreds of people? Will
http://www.sunandachatterjee.com/authors-blawg/interview-with-author-sandhya-acharya This month I interviewed Sandhya Acharya, author of lovely children’s books. Tell us about your book Big Red Firetruck! What was your inspiration for this book? I have always dreamed of being an author. After a long career in corporate finance, I gave myself the permission to pursue my
http://www.chatterblock.com/articles/1484/why-multiculturalism-in-childrens-literature-is-important/ There is a need for diversity in children’s books. This is my personal perspective on the issue. …Curly hair, very fair. Eyes are blue, lovely too. Teacher’s pet, is that you? Yes Yes Yes. So went a nursery rhyme I learned in school. This was in India, where of
Original post here 2. Sandhya Acharya’s book, Big Red Firetruck! I love when authors contact me, excited about their new books or projects. Here’s one that came across my desk a little while ago. Big Red Firetruck! has enamored many a child. Indeed, children love cars, trains, trucks anything that
Aired on KQED on Oct 04, 2016 06:43 AM Recently, I gathered with 454 applicants from 61 countries to pledge allegiance to the United States of America. I stood there, nervously examining my voter registration card, passport application, a notebook of the U.S. Constitution. Ahead on the stage, the proud
http://www.imgrum.net/media/1350948053586909777_3136370714 We love creative Bay Area mommies! Author @sacharya78 is now working on her second book. Characters Idu and Adu will regale us this time with their adventures around Gulab Jamuns. She is looking to start a Kickstarter campaign for the book in October so stay tuned! Her first book
Published on Indian Moms Connect on Sep 29, 2016 My Hero of Woodhams Road! A shoe is a strange thing to write about, but stranger things have been written about. I once wrote a poem about a lonely sock. That one was a tad sad. This one, though, has a
Original Post here Big Red Firetruck! by Sandhya Acharya A tale of two brothers, Idu and Adu, this is a sweet and simple story for young children. It teaches children about fire trucks, fire safety and a big one- Patience. It’s a short story and with the bright illustrations it’s perfect for
The day before the race was about lists. Gu gels and salt packed in individual pouches, sugar tablets loaded, cap picked out, T-shirt selected. I went over my list of gear over and over again. I cut my toenails, readied my garbage bag, drained my legs. I felt prepared and
A story of temptation, falling and then redemption. (Appeared in India Currents August 2016 Issue) This is a story of temptation, of failing and finally redemption. Last holiday season, I fell prey to a craven desire. It was as if I didn’t recognize myself. I was being irrational and
300 million firearms. What happens when guns become as rampant as grass? A story from the Mahabharata reminds me of the madness that sometimes surrounds us. My article in IndiaCurrents….read on https://www.indiacurrents.com/articles/2016/05/14/guns-and-grass#.VzpZrsyEPbY.facebook
Perspectives Naming Rights Sandhya Acharya Feb 10, 2016 06:43 AM By Sandhya AcharyaFEBRUARY 10, 2016 SHARE It was evaluation day at preschool. I shifted uncomfortably in the little toddler seat feeling like Goliath at Lilliput’s table. My 3.5-year old’s sincere teacher spread out a sheaf of papers of work and grades.