Lights for Gita

By Rachna Gilmore

Illustrated By Alice Priestley

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Gita’s family has recently emigrated from India, but she has already made friends in her new home. Today, she is looking forward to her favourite holiday – Divali, a festival of lights. But Gita’s plans soon fall apart and she becomes homesick.

Praise & Recognition

Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Book 1995 - Commended

Details

Publication Date: September 22, 1994

Reading Age: 6 - 8

Genre: Picture Book, Children's Fiction

Product Format: Paperback

Pages: 24

ISBN: 978-0-929005-61-4

About the Author

Rachna Gilmore

Born in India, Rachna Gilmore has lived in London, England, and Prince Edward Island. She now lives in Ottawa where she continues to plark (play, work, lark) at her writing, dreaming up weird and wonder-filled tales.
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Alice Priestley

About the Illustrator

Alice Priestley

Alice Priestley has illustrated numerous books including five other children’s stories. Out on the Ice in the Middle of the Bay was shortlisted for a Mr. Christie Book Award and the Amelia Frances Gibbon Award. Her other books include Winning the Girl of the Sea, The Watcher, Clouds on the Mountain and Someone’s Reading This Book. She lives in Toronto with her husband and children.
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