Books by Rachna Gilmore

THE FLUTE by Rachna Gilmore
Released: Feb. 15, 2012

"The thin story is mostly redeemed by the vigorous illustrations. (Picture book. 6-8)"
With elements reminiscent of many different stories, this original tale features a beloved young girl named Chandra (moon in Hindi) who loses her parents in a terrible flood during monsoon season. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 1, 2008

"Moving with the ebb and flow of her anger, Emily's imagination soars, revealing the vulnerability of love and offering a make-believe depiction of the real emotional life of children. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Written with humor and creativity, Gilmore's story dramatizes the tenderness of a parent/child relationship. Read full book review >
A GROUP OF ONE by Rachna Gilmore
Released: July 1, 2001

"Development of some minor characters is weak (Raj, the father, never comes to life), but Tara, Rohini, and Naniji are strong women who fight back against the tone of didacticism that sometimes floats to the surface. (Fiction. 11-14)"
Irreverent and sassy, Tara-My-Stara (as her hip mom calls her) is determined to be a "regular Canadian," not a hyphenated one. Read full book review >