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The Family Album

The Family Album

Cheerful Spirits Written by Gita Iyengar Illustrations by Pulak Biswas Published by National Book Trust, New Delhi Summer vacations seemed never-ending when Priya first moved into her new home. Till she met Hari, the boy living next door.

Granny's Girl

Granny's Girl

Granny’s Girl [] Neena’s Granny Written by Vinita Krishna Illustrations by Sujasha Dasgupta Published by Scholastic India Pvt. Ltd. Some grannies are funny, some grannies are loving, but Neena’s granny is her best friend.

Born to Love Animals

Born to Love Animals [] The House Where Cockroaches Live to a Ripe Old Age Written by Yoram Kaniuk; Translated by Yoram and Miranda Kaniuk Illustrations by Tapas Guha Published by Scholastic India Pvt.

Harry Potter Series: Uniquely Real

Harry Potter Series: Uniquely Real

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Written by J.K. Rowling Published by Scholastic Books (US) and Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)

The Nest

The Nest

Common Birds Written by Salim Ali and Laeeq Futehally Published by National Book Trust, New Delhi Think of birds and you think of Dr. Salim Ali, India’s most famous ornithologist. He is the scientist who succeeded in communicating his passion for studying bird life in India to the ordinary Indian.

Real Winners in Life

Real Winners in Life

Real Winners in Life [] Will to Win Written by Ramendra Kumar Published by Dahlia Publishers, Thiruvalla, Kerala A collection of short stories for children aged 10 and above, Ramendra Kumar’s Will to Win is a good mix of themes, but with one thing in common – they have children playing important roles in all the stories.

Boyhood by the Sea

Boyhood by the Sea

Boyhood by the Sea [] Suresh and the Sea Written by Raghavendra Rao and Sandhya Rao Photos by Raghavendra Rao Published by Tulika, Chennai This book traces the real-life story of a boy through his growing years in his native fishing village, Injambakkam.

Christmas Favourites

Christmas Favourites

A Christmas Carol Written by Charles Dickens The Forgotten Helper Written by Lorrie Moore An 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.

Judy All the Way

Judy All the Way

Are you there God? It’s me Margaret Freckle Juice Tiger Eyes Written by Judy Blume Extremely popular among the pre-teens and teenagers, Judy Blume is one of the most popular writers for children. The reason for her popularity is easily because the themes of her novels usually deal with the experiences children face in teenage years – new relationships, growing up, sibling rivalry, coping with peer pressure, divorce, and many other issues.

The Play

The Play

The Play [] The Amazing Days of Abby Hayes Written by Anne Mazer Published by Scholastic Inc. The class is preparing to enact Peter Pan for the school, and Abby Hayes has one big ambition – she wants the best part.

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