Lights for Gita by Rachna Gilmore

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Published by Second Story Press in Toronto .

Written in English

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Statementby Rachna Gilmore ; illustrated by Alice Priestley.
ContributionsPriestley, Alice.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21381939M
ISBN 100929005635
OCLC/WorldCa30360372

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Synopsis: This fiction book is about Gita and how she is coping from moving away from New Dehli. She has a new home and it’s Diwali time. Diwali is when Goddess Lakshmi brings prosperity and happiness into everyone’s home. Gita /5. After they light the diyas (small pots of mustard oil) at each window, the storm causes an electrical failure, and Gita's home seems the only place of light in the vast darkness.

The unexpected splendor of ice and dancing light gives Gita a meaningful new perspective/5(6). "Lights for Gita reminds us that what immigrants bring with them does not all fit in a moving van. They also come laden with traditions and the hope of passing them on Rachna Gilmore tells her story simply, straightforwardly, and with compassion."/5(6).

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Get this from a library. Lights for Gita. [Rachna Gilmore; Alice Priestley] -- Recently immigrated from India, Gita is looking forward to celebrating her favorite holiday, Divali, a festival of lights, but things are so different in her new home that she wonders if she will.

Lights for Gita. [Rachna Gilmore; Alice Priestley] -- Recently immigrated from India, Gita is looking forward to celebrating her favorite holiday, Divali, a festival of lights, but things are so different in her new home that she wonders if she will.

Lights for Gita Written by Rachna Gilmore and Illustrated by Alice Priestley Gita's family has only recently emigrated from India. As Gita experiences the glittering beauty of the icy streets outside, the traditional festival of lights comes alive in a sparkling new way. Part of the Talespinners collection, which uses vibrant animation to bring popular children’s stories from a wide range of cultural communities to the or: Michel Vo.

Gita is ready for the Hindu celebration of Divali, but she is afraid that it just won't be the same in her new home in Canada. When icy rain prevents the celebration they had planned, Gita becomes even more miserable, until she finds a way to light the darkness and remember Divali's true meaning.

After they light the diyas (small pots of mustard oil) at each window, the storm causes an electrical failure, and Gita's home seems the only place of light in the vast darkness. The unexpected. Gita's family has only recently emigrated from India. Although she misses her relatives and friends, she has already made some friends in her new home.

Today, she is looking forward to her favorite holiday: Divali, a festival of lights with fireworks, laughter and exchanges of sweets.

But. out of 5 stars Dispelling our Darkness: Lights For Gita. Ma Format: Paperback. This book leaves us with the powerful insight that its up to each of us to fill our darkness with light.

One person found this helpful. Helpful. 0 Comment Report abuse/5. Lights for Gita is a book about a girl who moves to America from New Delhi, and it is during the time of Divali for her Hindus culture and it takes place in November.

Gita compares how it would have 4/5(1). Alice Priestley has illustrated numerous books including five other children’s stories. Out on the Ice in the Middle of the Bay was shortlisted for a Mr. Christie Book /5(4). Gita's family has only recently emigrated from India. Although she misses her relatives and friends, she has already made some friends in her new home.

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