Colors of India

From the Series Colors of the World

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

What color is India? It’s green like the vegetation that covers India during the monsoon season, white like the Taj Mahal, and blue like the Hindu god, Krishna. Get to know India in this beautifully illustrated introduction to a land of many people.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Publication Date 2009-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF038020, JNF013020
Dewey 302.2'223'0954
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 5.8
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 4331
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Awards, Index, and Maps

Author: Holly Littlefield

Holly Littlefield is the author of several books for young readers. She lives in Maple Grove, Minnesota.

Illustrator: Janice Lee Porter

Janice Lee Porter was born and raised in Chicago. She has a BFA in painting from the Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA from California State University, Chico. She is the illustrator of over two dozen children's books and is an art faculty member at Shasta College in Redding, California, where she teaches painting and drawing. She lives in Chico, California.


  • Parents' Choice Award, Winner, 1999