While schools and academics focus on “skill-acquisition for the future”, about two-thirds of the kids today will end up in jobs that don’t even exist today. “You Are Awesome” addresses some of the quandaries of the adolescent mind directly and empathically.
Told through the life and happenings of a quick-witted, curious, 8-year-old Mira, this book could be a great beginning for young readers to prying the minds of the Holmes, Christies and the Finns in the years to come.
Neel on Wheels is a great medium to teach children about interactions with differently-abled people and bring out the difference between sympathy and empathy.
“Off the clock: Being less busy while getting more done” by Laura Vanderkam puts a hard lens on our stories of ‘busy’ness.
Richa Mukherjee’s book,”I didn’t expect to be expecting” explores how a DINK( Double Income No Kids) couple resists this irrevocable changing of their fast and free days, through the story of the bubbly and successful Tara, who is living the life of her dreams.
Natasha Sharma’s book, The Good Indian Child’s Guide To Eating Mangoes does full justice to the cult status that mangoes enjoy in India.
‘Susie will not speak’ is a story about the beautiful journey of resilience through challenges and being a part of the support circle for friends.
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein Publisher: Penguin UK About the Book ‘The Giving Tree’ is a children’s picture book published in the year 1964. It is one of Silverstein’s best-known titles and has been translated …
Through the 7 Habits Of Happy Kids, the author, Sean Covey brings the internationally bestselling 7 Habits franchise to the youngest readers through short quirky stories for each of the 7 Habits, catering to the young readers in a manner which makes reading this book fun and truly a memorable experience.
The Shy Supergirl is about the nine-year-old girl Nina blessed with a unique superpower of knowing the real person behind their pleasantries. The story is about how Nina solves a neighbourhood mystery – and marks her transformation from a shy girl to a supergirl.
Maya in a mess is a short story about the importance of giving little responsibilities to children early in their lives so that they learn to fulfil them. The author also tries to bring out the importance of telling the truth, whatever be the situation.
Big Bully and M-Me suggests that we need to look beyond the bully to find out the reasons for his behaviour. The bully could be a victim sometimes. The author has beautifully handled the two sensitive issues of stammering and bullying among children.