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The Best Christmas Gift of All

The Gift of the Magi From 100 Selected Stories: written by O. HenryThis tender tale has all the elements of a classic: it seems new every time you read it.The Gift of Magi is a tender love story that highlights love as the true spirit of Christmas. It is Christmas eve and Della, the wife of James Dillingham Young, has...

Boyhood by the Sea

Suresh and the Sea Written by Raghavendra Rao and Sandhya Rao Photos by Raghavendra Rao Published by Tulika, ChennaiThis book traces the real-life story of a boy through his growing years in his native fishing village, Injambakkam. The author, Raghavendra Rao, tells of how Suresh taught him to look at the sea with new eyes and surrender to the sea's charms. His...

Christmas Favourites

A Christmas Carol Written by Charles DickensThe Forgotten Helper Written by Lorrie MooreAn evergreen classic, 'A Christmas Carol' is a must read for all children. Ghost stories are abundant in all cultures and in all literature, but perhaps Dicken's book is the best known.'A Christmas Carol' is the story of Scrooge, a miser, who reforms after the spirit of his friend,...