Lacey Loves to Read is a community reading initiative designed to generate the discussion and celebration of a notable author. It includes a bookmark creation contest held district-wide with prizes, events and more. Each year, a notable children's author visits to share insights with participants on writing and reading.
About this author
Kashmira Sheth is an award-winning author who grew up in India before coming to the United States to college at age 17 to attend Iowa State University where her uncle was a professor. She has studied Microbiology, run a dance studio and worked in a bakery. She is the author of 8 books, including two picture books which are My Dadima Wears a Sari and Monsoon Rains. Three of her other books are geared towards teens, including Blue Jasmine which is about a girl named Seema who moves from India to Iowa. The second one is called Koyal Dark, Mango Sweet. This book is about an arranged marriage. Kashmira’s third book geared toward teens is called Keeping Corner. She also wrote Boys Without Names which is about life in a sweatshop. Kashmira Sheth has two daughters, Neha and Rupa, and lives with her husband in Madison Wisconsin.  

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Last Modified on June 15, 2015