How Sailaja Joshi Made Indian Culture More Accessible by way of Children’s Books

By Sailaja Joshi

From The Teal Mango

Sailaja Joshi was pregnant with her first child when she realized she wanted her baby to have access to books that accurately and appropriately reflected her Hindu culture. However, none of the books she found achieved those goals. Children’s books didn’t mention Diwali. They didn’t feature Indian names. They didn’t talk about Eid or discuss how people celebrate Ramadan in a way that kids could see and understand.

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