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"The Night Diary" is a young adult novel that was written by American author Veera Hiranandani and published by Penguin Random House in 2018. The novel is a work of historical fiction and diary fiction, spanning 272 pages in length. It tells the story of a young girl named Nisha, who lives in what is now Pakistan during the partition of India in 1947. The novel explores themes of identity, displacement, and the effects of political conflict on ordinary people. "The Night Diary" was awarded the prestigious John Newbery Medal in 2019 for outstanding contribution to children's literature. It remains a highly regarded work of young adult literature today.

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