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Sandhya Acharya

Sandhya Acharya is a Children’s Book Author and writer who grew up in Mumbai, India, and now lives in Santa Clara, California. Her articles and short stories have been featured in Washington Post, NPR(KQED), India Currents, Peacock Journal, and Aaduna, among others. Her book, 10 Gulab Jamuns, combines a multicultural storyline, diverse, engaging characters, STEM elements, and humor in one impactful package. It has positive reviews in Publishers Weekly, Booklist Online, American Pacific Asian Librarians Association (APALA), Midwest Book Review, and many more. It has also been included as part of the curriculum of Children’s Literacy Initiative (CLI www.cli.org), U.S. Department of Education grantee.


Opinion Writing: Keeping it short and simple

The art of Opinion Writing - keeping it short and simple

Sandhya Acharya

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Author Visit: Holi Special a a Festival of Colors from India

Glimpse into Holi - The Festival of Colors from India/ Holi themed songs for festival vocabulary/ Interactive, fun-filled book reading of 10 Gulab Jamuns/ Q&A

Sandhya Acharya

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Author Visit: Diwali Special - a Festival of Lights from India

A glimpse into Diwali - The Festival of Lights from India/ Diwali themed songs introducing new festival vocabulary Interactive fun-filled read-aloud of 10 Gulab Jamuns/ Q&A/

Sandhya Acharya

45 Minute Program


Sandhya Acharya is a Children’s Book Author who grew up in Mumbai, India, and now lives in Santa Clara, California. Along with her books, she also writes articles and short stories featured in Washington Post, NPR(KQED), India Currents, Peacock Journal, and Aaduna, among others. She also won third place at Katha (India Currents) short story competition 2017.

Her book, 10 Gulab Jamuns, combines a multicultural storyline, diverse, engaging characters, STEM elements, and humor in one impactful package. It introduces readers to Gulab Jamnuns one of the favorite desserts in India and gives a glimpse into the culture as well. It has positive reviews in Publishers Weekly, Booklist Online, American Pacific Asian Librarians Association (APALA), Midwest Book Review, and many more. It has also been included as part of the curriculum of Children’s Literacy Initiative (CLI www.cli.org), U.S. Department of Education grantee.

When she is not writing, she is busy training for marathons, learning a form of Indian classical dance, and enjoying the childhood of her young sons.

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10 Gulab Jamuns

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