A Moment Comes by Jennifer Bradbury. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. 2013. The Plot: India. June, 1947. India will soon have independence; part of the process includes dividing the country into two parts, based on religion. A Moment Comes is about three teenagers: Tariq, a young Muslim who wants [...]
As we prepare to celebrate Independence Day, two noteworthy titles focus on another nation and its struggle for freedom from British rule: India. Whether drawing comparisons to our country’s fight for independence, learning about Mohandas Gandhi or India for the first time, these books will open readers’ eyes to an important period in this nation’s history.