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This story is a must read. This book is the kind of book that makes you want to read it on your electronic kindle and take a bath at the same time. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Dylan M. Foley
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While the advertised recommendation is YA this is a perfect book for tweens who enjoy contemporary fiction with a little romance (totally... Read more
When fifteen-year-old Jazz Gardner discovers she's going to spend the summer in India with her family she is not happy about it at all. Read morePublished on August 24, 2010 by Cynthia Hudson
I'm not a huge YA chick lit fan, but I really enjoyed this book. The story is about a teenage girl from California named Jazz (short for Jasmine--she is half Indian) and her summer... Read morePublished on May 20, 2008 by askmonkey
I've read all of Mitali's books, and I love this portrait of Jasmine Gardner . This is a beautiful story of a wonderful change in Jazz's life, brought about by a summer trip to... Read morePublished on April 23, 2008 by Padma Venkatraman
Mitali Perkins is a wonderful writer who weaves a great story!Published on May 12, 2007 by T.S. Elliott
Monsoon Summer by Mitali Perkins is a mediocre teen novel. A young California girl, Jazz Gardner, leaves with her family on a summer vacation to India, during the magic monsoon... Read morePublished on March 21, 2007
I thought this book was great! It was fresh and fun and had a good message to it. It wasn't overly " I'm going to be a sanit.' feel to it. Read morePublished on March 5, 2006 by Glimpy smith
Jasmine (Jazz) is leaving a lot behind to go to India for the sumemr with her parents. She's got a lucrative business taking photos of tourists, and a best friend and business... Read morePublished on October 18, 2004 by Elisabeth Hegerat