Texas Library Association 2012 Maverick Graphic Novel List Grades 9-12, 2011, Commended, Sita's Ramayana.
ALA Notable Children's Books List, 2012, Commended, Sita's Ramayana.
2012 USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2012, Commended, Sita's Ramayana.
New York Times Best Seller, 2011, Sita's Ramayana.
South Asia Book Award Honor Book, 2012, Commended, Sita's Ramayana.
a must-purchase based on the strength of its dramatic story and arresting art, enhanced by superior design and high-quality production. Brilliant and fresh.
- School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW, starred review
...gorgeous, vibrant illustrations...It is an accomplishment...
- Booklist, STARRED REVIEW, starred review
Sita’s Ramayana expands the collection of world literature available to teachers, and young readers will find connections to stories they already know while embarking on an entirely new journey.
- Language Arts
Told in the vibrant and dynamic art of traditional Patua scroll paintings, Sita's Ramayana is a radical new telling of an ancient tale.
. . . Sita's Ramayana is part of a strong tradition of feminist retellings, yet it manages to feel fresh and to stand up to them.
- The Sunday Guardian
...instantly engaging, even mesmerizing.
- The Globe and Mail
- Sequential Tart
Thought provoking and thrilling...
- The Bulletin of the Centre for Children's Books
- The Children's Book Compass
dynamic...moving and important...
- Publishers Weekly
A vibrantly illustrated graphic-novel retelling of an ancient Indian legend...A valuable piece of historical literature brought to the forefront for thoughtful new readers
- Kirkus Reviews
- CM Magazine