Book Signing-Padma Venkatraman

Award winning author Padma Venkatraman will be here signing copies of her books, Including her newest title: Born Behind Bars. The author of the award-winning The Bridge Home brings readers another gripping novel set in Chennai, India, featuring a boy who's unexpectedly released into the world after spending his whole life in jail with his mom.

Padma Venkatraman ( was born in India and became an American after living in five countries and working as an oceanographer. She also wrote The Bridge Home (Walter Award, Golden Kite Award, Global Read-Aloud), A Time to Dance (IBBY selection, ALANotable), Island's End (CCBC Choice, South Asia Book Award), and Climbing the Stairs (ALA/Amelia Bloomer List, Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People). She lives in Rhode Island.

Event date: 
Sunday, March 12, 2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Event address: 
160 Old Tower Hill Road
Wakefield, RI 02879
Born Behind Bars By Padma Venkatraman Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593112496
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - March 7th, 2023