July 2011

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Welcome Author-In-Residence, Uma Krishnaswami!

July 31, 2011

THE GRAND PLAN TO FIX EVERYTHING by Uma Krishnaswami, illustrated by Abigail Halpin Dini has been a Dolly Singh fan for as long as she can remember. After all, Dini was born on the very day Dolly’s first movie appeared on the big screen. “You can’t be more closely connected than that.” Maddie, Dini’s very […]

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Uma’s Story

July 31, 2011

I was born and grew up in India. My father worked for the government so we moved every few years. Now, when people ask me which part of India I’m from, I never know what to say because so many places were a part of my childhood there. I must have spent a lot of […]

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Your Friend, Uma

July 31, 2011

Dear Reader, I hope you enjoy The Grand Plan to Fix Everything, my story of true friends and fans, Bollywood dancing, letters flying back and forth, monkeys—and chocolate. Kids are always asking me what’s true in the book and what isn’t. So here are the true things: The house that Dini and her family live […]

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