Chachaji's Cup

  • Title: Chachaji's Cup
  • Author: Uma Krishnaswami Soumya Sitaraman
  • ISBN: 9780892391783
  • Page: 211
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Chachaji s Cup Neel loves listening to Chachaji s many stories over steaming cups of tea Chachaji s tales of great Hindu gods and demons and of his adventures in the Indian Army leave Neel openmouthed But it is the
    Neel loves listening to Chachaji s many stories over steaming cups of tea Chachaji s tales of great Hindu gods and demons and of his adventures in the Indian Army leave Neel openmouthed But it is the tale of his great uncle s favorite teacup that teaches Neel the most, for Chachaji s cup holds far than sweet, spicy masala chai When the precious cup and Chachaji s hNeel loves listening to Chachaji s many stories over steaming cups of tea Chachaji s tales of great Hindu gods and demons and of his adventures in the Indian Army leave Neel openmouthed But it is the tale of his great uncle s favorite teacup that teaches Neel the most, for Chachaji s cup holds far than sweet, spicy masala chai When the precious cup and Chachaji s health both prove to be fragile than they look, Neel knows what he must do.Uma Krishnaswami weaves a gentle tale of family love and the power of memory, which Soumya Sitaraman brings to vivid life in her richly hued paintings Chachaji s Cup will captivate and comfort readers of all ages, long after the last sip.

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    1. Neel's great uncle, Chachaji, who makes tea for his family every day, drinks only from a tea cup that belonged to Chachaji's mother. When Neel is young, he enjoys his time with Chachaji and often spends the day playing with his great uncle who also shares stories of life in India. Neel loves the story of how the tea cup survived long, difficult journeys and is a symbol of strength. As Neel grows older, though he has less and less time for Chichaji until something happens that brings home the imp [...]

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    2. Chachaji’s Cup is about a young boy named Neel and his great-uncle Chachaji, a native India, living with Neel’s parents and loving family. Great- uncle Chachaji carries many memories of India and a personal account of the history of India’s liberation from Britain. The book is a children’s fiction illustration. This book is a great text-to-world read since the book is set in a native Indian family home and the text uses words in Hindi. Students can interact with the text, by learning new [...]

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    3. Another winning story from Uma Krishnaswami! This one describes the loving relationship between a young boy, Neel, and his great-uncle, Chachaji, who are from India. Chachaji tells Neel and his best friend wonderful stories and shares in their games, and every day he drinks his tea out of the same chipped china cup. One day Neel learns the story behind the cup, how it was brought out of Pakistan into India by his great-grandmother during the Partition of India and Pakistan in 1947. When Neel acc [...]

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    4. I listened to the audio version of this book, and it was narrated by Arjun Gupta. The narration was well done. However, I wish I had read the book because I would have liked to see the illustrations. This is a story about a young boy and his relationship with his great uncle Chachaji who tells stories about India and his life in India. Chachaji has a favorite china teacup that is very important and symbolic to him because it had belonged to Chachaji's mother, and she had brought the cup with her [...]

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    5. Uma Krishnaswami has a way with stories. She layers and creates a depth in her picture books that few other authors achieve. Plus, her use of language is superb.Craft techniques in this book: layers of memories, dreams, extended metaphor, and rhyming action.

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    6. A warm intergenerational story that helps children understand the importance of supporting each other.

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    7. This is a lovely, real-feeling story of an American-born boy and his Indian Hindu grandfather who lived through the Partition.

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