Padma Venkatraman’s books are available in many languages and formats (audiobooks, ebooks, braille, talking book and so on). Several teaching resources, such as discussion guides and lesson plans, also also available (for free download) on this page. Information on arranging for an author visit is also provided below.
How to pronounce Padma Venkatraman’s name
A Time to Dance Resources:
Island’s End Resources:
Climbing the Stairs Resources:
Discussion Guide and Lesson Plan
Theater Adaptation of Climbing the Stairs
Wikispace with more lesson plans
Website with additional resources
SCASL YABA award book talk podcast
Spanish Trailer (La Escalera Prohibida)
Listen to an Excerpt
Listen to an excerpt from Climbing the Stairs in Spanish (La Escalera Prohibida)
Arrange for an author visit:
Padma Venkatraman does free skype visits, paid skype visits ($ 100/-), and in-person author visits, keynote speeches, and writing workshops. Fees for author events range from a few hundred to a few thousand, depending on event duration, date, location and need.