Nina Soni, Perfect Hostess

When family visit from India, Nina Soni has the opportunity to be the perfect hostess—but her annoying cousin Montu and her own assumptions and intentions may complicate matters.

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Nina Soni, Snow Spy

Lovable, distractable Nina Soni and her friends and family return in another entertaining tale of big plans gone awry and amusing solutions with unexpected consequences.

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Nina Soni, Halloween Queen

Halloween hijinks reign supreme in this fourth installment of Kashmira Sheth’s series starring Nina Soni, a charming, distractible Indian-American girl, and her family and friends.


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Nina Soni, Master of the Garden

Indian-American girl Nina Soni has big plans for her garden, but they don’t include bugs, slugs, and rabbits. A new series entry from Own Voices author Kashmira Sheth.


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Nina Soni, Sister Fixer

Nina Soni deals with her embarrassing little sister and an engineering project gone awry. From the Nina Soni middle grade series by #OwnVoices author Kashmira Sheth!


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Nina Soni, Former Best Friend

Nina Soni is a lovable, distractible Indian American girl with big plans and cast of family and friends to help her make her realize her dreams—or resolve the chaos that often results.


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About the Author and illustrator

Kashmira Sheth


Kashmira Sheth was born in India and came to the US when she was seventeen to attend Iowa State University, where she received a BS in microbiology. She is the author of several picture books and middle grade and young adult novels. She lives in Virginia.

Jenn Kocsmiersky


Jenn Kocsmierksy is a watercolor artist and picture book illustrator. She was adopted from Seoul, South Korea and grew up in rural New Hampshire. Now, as a mom and artist, Jenn hopes to promote relatable childhood experiences featuring diverse characters. She was the recipient of the 2018 We Need Diverse Books Mentorship for Illustration and the 2016–2017 Walter Dean Meyers Grant. She lives in New York with her two children and a ginormous goldfish named Joey.