DIVerse Families
 
Abby Spencer Goes To Bollywood

Title

Abby Spencer Goes To Bollywood

Authors

Varsha Bajaj

Publisher

Albert Whitman & Company

Pages

249 pages

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9780807563632

Genre

realism

Topic

Racial Diversity; Family Relationship; Interracial; Single parent; single mother; mixed race

WorldCat Annotation

What thirteen year old Abby wants most is to meet her father. She just never imagined he would be a huge film star, in Bollywood! Now she's traveling to Mumbai to get to know her famous father. Abby is overwhelmed by the culture clash, the pressures of being the daughter of India's most famous celebrity, and the burden of keeping her identity a secret. But as she learns to navigate her new surroundings, she just might discover where she really belongs.

Age Range

6-8

Family Formation

separated parents

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Indian / White

Keywords

fathers and daughters; India; motion picture actors and actresses

Item Type

Fiction