Kashmira Sheth was born in Bhavanger, Gujart, India and immigrated to the United States at the age of 17. Sheth attended Iowa State University where she received her B.S. in Microbiology. She married a civil engineer named Rajan and they have two daughters, Rupa and Neha. Sheth is both a scientist and an author. Sheth works for the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection in Madison, WI as a microbiologist. Her her free time Sheth teaches Indian dance to children.
Author: Kashmira Sheth
Illustrator: Yoshiko Jaeggi
Publisher: Peachtree Publishers
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
Format: Hardcover; 32 pages; 25cm x 25cm
ISBN: 1561453927; 978-1261453927
Everyday, Rupa’s grandmother, or Dadima, wears a beautiful sari. Dadima wears her saris around the house and town. Some are made of cotton and some are made of fine silk. Each is brightly colored and very beautiful. Dadima prefers her saris over “American clothes.” Dadima shares with Rupa all the wonderful things that saris can do.
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If you would like more information on Mrs. Sheth feel free to visit her official website.