Loss, Climate Change and Savi
Indira Ananthakrishnan
SAVI AND THE MEMORY KEEPER by Bijal Vachharajani Hachette Book Publishing, 2021, 248 pp., 350.00
October 2022, volume 46, No 10

Savi is fortunate to have her story authored by Bijal Vachharajani. While the former is a teenager chronologically, mentally and emotionally the writer is an amazing teenager at heart. She has breathed life into an ever bubbling, often bold, endearingly charming and off and on quirky Savi.

The storyline branches into three zones, one of personal grief, another of saving trees that bond astonishingly with one another, the third of school life, friends and foes. Problems affect all three zones one way or another.  Solutions show up, seamlessly working through the zones.

I liked the title. Have never heard of a memory keeper. The cover design was intriguing. I opened the book and started reading. Kept reading; didn’t stop on page 233; read the epilogue and acknowledgements as well.

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