Bringing Asha Home

By Uma Krishnaswami, Illustrated by Jamel Akib (Lee & Low Books Inc. – 2006)          It’s Rakhi, the Hindu holiday special to brothers and sisters, and Arun wishes he had a sister with whom to celebrate. Soon it looks liiks as if his wish will come true. His parents are going to adopt a baby girl named Asha. She is coming all the way from India, where Arun’s father was born. But it takes logger time to have Asha than they expected.