By: Nidhi Chanani
Call #: YAGraphic Chana.N
Pashmina is a beautifully illustrated graphic novel focusing on, Priyanka, a high school student who’s just won a contest for her cartoons. This contest provides Priyanka the opportunity to travel to India, where all her family’s from. Priyanka has never been, and it takes a lot on convincing to get her mother to agree for her to go. Priyanka hopes that this trip will finally provide her with answers about her past, like who her dad is and why her mom refuses to talk about him. Until Pri won this trip, she only could imagine traveling to India, with the help of a special pashmina she found in a closet. Turns out the pashmina has a story of all its own. Pri will have to discover the pashmina’s origins and her own during her trip to India.