Mitali Perkins


Mitali Perkins has written several books for young readers, including Between Us and Abuela, Forward Me Back to You, You Bring the Distant Near (a National Book Award Nominee, a Walter Honor Book, a South Asia Book Award Winner, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, and a Shelf Awareness 2017 Best Book of the Year), Rickshaw Girl (a NYPL Top 100 Book), and Bamboo People (an ALA Top 10 YA novel). Mitali was born in India and currently resides in Northern California.


You Bring the Distant Near

Mitali Perkins


Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border

Mitali Perkins and Sara Palacios


Forward Me Back to You

Mitali Perkins


Home Is in Between

Mitali Perkins and Lavanya Naidu


The Unexpected Friend: A Rohingya children's story

Raya Rashna Rahman and Inshra Sakhawat Russell


You Bring the Distant Near

Mitali Perkins


Bare Tree and Little Wind: A Story for Holy Week

Mitali Perkins and Khoa Le