|School Appreciation Letters for India Unveiled and Finders Keepers?|
"I just had a chance to discuss your donation with my Director. We feel that the title would be useful to support both middle school and high school social science standards, so we would like to request 160 copies of India Unveiled. Thank you for considering LAUSD for this donation. We look forward to receiving the books."
"Thank you so very much for your donation of the book India Unveiled for our library collection. Your support of Public and School Libraries is greatly appreciated. Please thank your organization and its supporters for their generous donation ensuring that your book will continually be available in our nation’s libraries and that the legacy of Indians from India will never be forgotten. Thank you again for your generous donation and know that you have provided our school library with one more valuable piece of information as we move forward through the 21st Century."
"I would like to personally thank you for sending Grovetown Middle School these beautiful books: India Unveiled and Finders Keepers? by Robert Arnett and illustrated by Smita Turakhia. They are both breathtaking in their illustrations and photographs. I know the faculty and students at Grovetown Middle will enjoy them and it will greatly enhance their knowledge of Indian culture that will help them to better understand multicultural respect, tolerance, and cultural awareness. They will hold a special place in our library collection. Your generous donation through the Indian American Education Foundation will be much appreciated and treasured for many years to come."
"Thank you so much for the beautiful books [India Unveiled and Finders Keepers?] about India that you have donated. They will be distributed at the next principal’s meeting. We are so excited to have such treasures placed in our school libraries. We know students and librarians will be excited about these gifts. Please know how much we appreciate your generosity."
"Thank you very much for providing our schools with copies of Finders Keepers? and India Unveiled. What a rewarding opportunity to learn about a different culture and about themselves awaits each of our students! Most of our students will never travel to India.You have given them this chance through reading. Our curriculum supervisors delivered most of the books yesterday. Since we have almost no money to purchase library books this year, our librarians feel like this is Christmas in March! Thanks again for opening the world to a little rural East Tennessee county."
"This week my office received a gift copy of India Unveiled, by Robert Arnett, for the Yosemite High School library. I have sent the donors a letter of thanks, but wanted to also send you our appreciation. What a wonderful addition to our library is India Unveiled! Thank you for your involvement with the donation of India Unveiled to the Yosemite High School library. We are humbled by your thoughtfulness toward our students and school community."
"To S.S. Teachers, I would like to make you aware of a wonderful book [India Unveiled] we had donated to our collection. I have been reading this book and it is just fascinating, informative and makes a clear easy read about India. I am understanding the culture, religions, customs and so much that are not explained in an overall book of India. I wanted to mention that the pages are of the best quality and the pictures are unbelievable! I would like anyone interested to look at it and consider purchasing their own copy. I could not encourage any of you enough to add this to your collection for teaching. What a reference book for sociology, history, and much more!"
"On behalf of my own school, I want to extend my appreciation and gratitude to you both for the book titled India Unveiled. This wonderful addition to our reference section will serve as a great tool for our students and faculty as we explore various cultures required by our academic curriculum. In addition to meeting curriculum standards, this reference will support my vision for students…to look beyond their borders and see the world through print and technological resources. Again, thanks for this rich resource."
"Thank you for your donation of India Unveiled to our library. We have several books in our collection about India but nothing that compares with the quality of the volume you have provided. The author did a wonderful job of organizing the material by region and state. The pictures convey the beauty of each geographic region and the diversity of the Indian people. It was interesting to see the many people holding to the traditional customs and religious beliefs of their ancestors. Thank you again for your gift sharing the beauty of your homeland."
"Thank you for your very generous donation of the book India Unveiled. The beautiful illustrations are captivating. This is a much needed addition to our library collection. The information is current, well organized, and informative. I am certain the teachers and students will gain much insight about the country of India and its culture. Please accept my sincere appreciation on behalf of our staff and students."
"Thank you so much for the donation of the book Finders Keepers? The charming story has a strong message to our students about multicultural respect, tolerance, and the importance of doing what is right. It is such a positive message. The illustrations are also wonderfully done. Our students and staff appreciate the donation."
"I am the new librarian and have just come upon your gift, India Unveiled, by Robert Arnett. This book given in honor of your parents is a compelling addition to our collection. I personally am an admirer of India having discovered your enchanting country in the 6th its life, history, people, religion, and culture. My enthusiasm and quest for knowledge of your astonishing homeland continues to this day….Perhaps India Unveiled will spark for some the same passion for India that I encountered when I was a 6th grade when I had to complete a comprehensive report on India, grade student in the Baltimore City Public Schools."
"Thank you for graciously donating copies of India Unveiled to our schools. The books are wonderful and filled with breathtaking pictures that are certain to provide our students with a sense of what it is like to live in India. We welcome opportunities to give our students exposure to other cultures and these books will do that in such a lovely way. Thank you again for your generous gift."
"I am the advisor to the Asian Club at our high school in Yonkers. The students would like to buy the books India Unveiled and Finders Keepers? for our School Library. The students raised money by selling hot chocolate and holding a bake sale. If you are ever in the New York City area, we would like to invite you to our school to speak…. Thank you for all of your good work."
"I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your generous gift of India Unveiled by Robert Arnett for the media center at our high School. With funding cuts in education it seems harder and harder each year to be able to purchase new books and updated materials. Your gift is greatly appreciated and I also appreciate your support of libraries in general. The book is absolutely beautiful and it is with great honor I place it on our shelves in the media center at our high school. Thank you again for your support and generosity."
"Your book India Unveiled is beautiful. Arkansas is a rural state with small school budgets. This wonderful book would have never been added to our library without your generosity. Benton High School students will benefit with this addition to the library. What a great way to share culture, geography, and travel."
"I would like to take this moment to express our sincere thanks for your gift of the beautifully written and illustrated edition of India Unveiled by Robert Arnett. As with many rural schools, our students are always in need of materials which expand their knowledge of different cultures and people. Books such as these are an invaluable addition to our collection. We have already had patrons enjoying this lovely resource and look forward to enjoying many more years of its beauty and service."
"On behalf of my students, my school site and myself, I would like to thank you so very much for the donation of the two books India Unveiled and Finders Keepers? to our school library. It was my pleasure to also send a letter of thanks to the donors for the furtherance of knowledge and understanding of an underrepresented voice within our student population and local community. We do have several students every year from India as well as other continents. It is such a pleasure to learn new things about many different lands and people. It is my honor to continue preparing the minds of our next generation of leaders with the materials your organization has been led to provide to us."
"Thank you for the copy of India Unveiled. It is a beautiful book, and we are proud to have it on our shelves. We are grateful to the Indian American Education Foundation for making it available to our students. Sitting, as we are, here in the middle of America, books are the main global experience our students have, so we value this opportunity for them to learn about the history and culture of India."
"I wanted to thank you for the wonderful donation of the book about India, India Unveiled. My principal surprised me with it this morning. I was struck by the incredible images. Not only will it be of use for classes studying this area of the world, but I know one of our art teachers will be ecstatic when she sees it. She does an extensive unit on artwork from Southeast Asia and India. It is a most welcome addition to our collection."
"I would like to thank you for the copy of Robert Arnett’s India Unveiled that you so generously donated to our school’s library. It is a beautiful book filled with fascinating information about one of the world’s most remarkable countries. We are a small, rural community in North Georgia and are only now beginning to welcome students who are moving here from India. Without exception, they are hard-working, bight, and full of fun. As the Media Specialist at our school, I have the opportunity to see the rapid growth they make in improving their language skills, and assimilating themselves into our school environment. I have India Unveiled in prominent display on the circulation desk and they evidence a great deal of pride in its beauty. Again, thank you for your generosity in thinking of the school libraries in Georgia and of the students they serve. You have sent us a beautiful gift—one that is greatly appreciated."
"Please accept our thanks for your donation of India Unveiled. This beautiful, table-top book published by Atman Press will be a fine addition to our school library. We genuinely appreciate your contribution to our school and ongoing commitment to education."
"What a nice surprise! We would love to accept your donation of these two fine books [Finders Keepers? and India Unveiled] to our school district libraries. Again, thank you for sharing your culture with the students through the donation of these books."
"On behalf of the students at Martin Luther King Elementary School, thank you for allowing our school to have a copy of Finders Keeper? The students will benefit from your book both now and in the future. In times of limited resources, a book such as yours will make an incredible difference and is greatly appreciated. Your gift will truly be remembered at our School!"
"Our library just received the two copies of the book, Finders Keepers? What a marvelous story with exceptionally beautiful illustrations. I am always thankful to find quality literature that conveys values to children. This book also provides students with a wonderful cultural look at India. It will serve many purposes in our Library Media Center, and I look forward to sharing it with our elementary classes. Thank you for your talents, as well as your generosity."
"Thank you for your kind offer of book donations to our school district. Our librarians had an overwhelmingly positive response to your generous offer. Thank you again for your kind and generous donation."
"Thank you for your generous donation of the book Finders Keepers? It is a wonderful addition to our school library and will be valued by teachers and students alike."
"A wonderful true story of love, family, honesty, and integrity….Our school libraries will be much richer because of this addition."
"Our school was fortunate to receive a copy of Robert Arnett’s Finders Keepers? Students and teachers alike are enjoying it. Most of our students will never travel far from rural Telfair County, so to be able to read stories about other countries is invaluable. Not only do they get a glimpse of another culture, they learn a character- building lesson. We appreciate so much your interest and support as we work together to educate our children."
"The Board of Education of the Covina-Valley Unified School District accepted with thanks your gift of library books titled Finders Keepers? We want you to know that your gift and support of the students and school is truly appreciated."
"Finders Keepers? presents a wonderful character education lesson for our students about honesty, respect for property of others, and doing the right thing."
"Thank you very much for the wonderful book you have donated to our school library. We are pleased to add your book to our school’s collection. Our students will surely enjoy reading the story of Finders Keepers? We truly appreciate your thinking of our students and school in making your contribution. We are grateful for your valuable gift."