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Looking For Bapu

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· Wendy Lamb Books
· eBook · Ages 9-12 years
· March 4, 2009 · $4.99 · 978-0-307-48766-7 (0-307-48766-0)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

Anu's beloved grandfather Bapu moved from India to Anu's home in the Pacific Northwest when Anu was small, and Anu is devastated when Bapu dies. But when he is visited by Bapu's ghost, he knows that there must be a way to bring him back to life -- he's just not sure how. Anu enlists his friends Izzy and Unger to help him. From shaving his head to making up fortunes in the hope of becoming more holy, Anu tries everything. He even journeys to the island of the Mystery Museum. Perhaps there, Karnak the Magician will be able to help?


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AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY

Anjali Banerjee is the author of Maya Running and Looking for Bapu. She was born in India, grew up in Canada and California, and received degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. At the age of seven, she wrote her first story, about an abandoned puppy she found on a beach in Bengal. Her Pushcart Prize–nominated fiction has appeared in several literary journals and in the anthology New to North America. She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and three crazy cats. Learn more about Anjali at anjalibanerjee.com.

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