Social Studies (Asian Studies)

Tiffin, The - Mahtab Narsimhan
ISBN 9781770860391 | 5.5" x 8" | TPB | $12.95 | Age: 9-12

Finalist for the 2013 SYRCA Snow Willow Award
Finalist for the 2013 OLA Red Maple Fiction Award
Finalist for the 2012 CLA Book of the Year for Children Award
Shortlisted for the 2013 Manitoba Young Readers Choice Award
A Resource Links Year’s Best book for 2011
A Quill and Quire Book of the Year for 2011 (Books for Young People)

Kunal lives in Mumbai as a virtual slave under the thumb of his foster father, Seth. With danger and oppression making it impossible to stay where he is, Kunal asks his friend Vinayak, an aging dabbawalla, to help him find his birth mother. (read more)