Jasmine Skies

Mira Levenson is excited to visit India for the first time. But upon arriving she is hurled into new sights, sounds, sweltering heat and deeply buried family secrets. From the moment Mira meets Janu she feels an instant connection to him. Nothing is as she imagined it—and suddenly home feels a long way away. But Mira is determined to uncover the truth about her family, and she must also make a decision that will break someone’s heart.

  • 336 Pages
  • 5.5" x 8"
  • 9780807537855
  • August 2015

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  • 336 Pages
  • 5.5" x 8"
  • 9780807537824
  • September 2014

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  • 9780807537831
  • May 2015

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  • Vivid descriptions of the exotic setting, an emotionally honest (if naive and stubborn) narrator, and a sweet romance should captivate readers.

    - Booklist

  • The girl’s dreams and reality collide before she returns to London in a fast-paced, satisfying conclusion. Mira was first introduced in Mira in the Present Tense, but Jasmine Skies can stand alone and provides an evocative look of living and loving two cultures.

    - School Library Journal

  • Jasmine Skies would be a good companion to read during studies of India and also for culturally balanced collections. Even girls not interested in other cultures may appreciate Mira’s experiences as she grows.

    - VOYA

Common Core

RL.2.1,4,5,7,9,10 RF.2.3,4,4a,4b,4c SL.2.2,5 L.2.3,4,4a,5a,5b,6


  • Accelerated Reader Points: 12
  • ATOS Level: 5.5