Treasure For Lunch

by Shenaaz Nanji

Shaira loves her grandmother and the wonderful Indian foods that she prepares. But the young girl is afraid that her school friends will think them strange. Not wanting to seem weird or different, Shaira attempts to hide the unusual foods her immigrant grandmother sends with her each day.

Treasure for Lunch: Podcast an episode from Just One More Book!! Children’s Book Podcast
10/29/2008 | Download File 8.73 MB


Curriculum Integration

Recommended for Physical Education/Health & Learning Resources (Kindergarten to Grade 2)

—Manitoba Education

“Yvonne Cathcart’s brightly coloured illustrations add to the fun of this totally delicious book.”

—Reader’s Showcase

“Another snowy book with a lot of charm is Shenaaz Nanji’s “Treasure for Lunch.” Shaira is embarrassed to show her lunch to her friends. She’s afraid that they’ll have no appreciation for her grandmother’s kababs and samoosas. So she skips read more