Lights for Gita by Rachna Gilmore

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Recently immigrated from India, Gita is looking forward to celebrating her favorite holiday, Divali, a festival of lights, but things are so different in her new home that she wonders if she will ever adjust.
 

About Rachna Gilmore

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Born in India, Rachna Gilmore has lived in England, Prince Edward Island, and now resides in Ottawa, Ontario. Her most recent books are Fangs and Me, Ellen's Terrible TV Troubles and Mina's Spring of Colors. Brenda Silsbe lives with her family in Terrace, British Columbia. Alice Priestley lives in Toronto with her husband and little daughter, Ilissa.
 
Published March 1, 1995 by Tilbury House Pub. 24 pages
Genres: Travel, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Fiction

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In her new home in the West, far from the warmth and familiarity of her native New Delhi, Gita anticipates celebrating the Hindu festival Divali-Fireworks, lots of them-that's what Divali was all ab

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In her new home in the West, far from the warmth and familiarity of her native New Delhi, Gita anticipates celebrating the Hindu festival Divali-""Fireworks, lots of them-that's what Divali was all about."" Surely such a light show will dispel the November gloom.

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