Hot, Hot Roti for Dada-ji, Lee and Low, NY. 2001
Kirkus starred review.
2012 APALA (Asian Pacific American Librarians Association)Honor book in the picture book category
Best Children's Books of the Year Bank Street College of Education
The Garden of My Imaan, Peachtree, Atlanta, Georgia. 2013
2013 Society of School Librarians International Book Awards : The Garden of My Imaan , honor books in the Language Arts - K-6 Novels category.
2014 USBBY list (United States Board on Books for Young People)
2014 SOUTH ASIA BOOK AWARDS: Honor Recipient
2014 Social Justice Literature Award for a Novel. Given by IRA’s Literacy and Social Responsibility SIG, this award honors books that address social responsibility towards individuals, communities, societies and/or the environment as well as invite reflection and socially responsible action by the reader
Child of Spring, Peachtree, Atlanta, Georgia, March 2016