Features and reviews of books that have special interest for young adults. The 12-18 age group is challenging and difficult to please. Inhabiting the “YA” world is exciting in itself- it is a world where media consumption is not restricted to books alone. We are looking at young people who are more aware and attuned to the dynamics of the changing world than ever before. This section presents book reviews as well as general interest stories related to YA literature.
Short stories that will open up both minds and hearts, this collection by Nandita Da Cunha is a great read for tweens and teens.
The Yoga Sutras for Children by Roopa Pai is a great book to take readers, young and old, behind the asanas into the philosophy of the practice!
The lives of two young girls, both named Zainab intersect, though they are so far apart in time. a suspense, romance, coming of age…heartwarming novel!
When I Met The Mama Bear - A Forest Guard’s Story by Prerna Singh Bindra (Talking Cub) takes us right in the midst of the Indian jungles, where life has…
A treasure bonanza for the middle graders and adults who like to dip into Indian chronicles of chivalrous kings and queens and ancient folklore.
This fascinating volume of short stories dives deep into historical tales about Indian aristocracy and royalty. Targeted at middle graders, the book is a must for lovers of historical fiction.
Kashmir! Kashmir! by Deepa Agarwal is a collection of short stories for children and young adults, proving a fresh perspective on life in the valley.
A Garland of Memories by Ruskin Bond (Natraj Publishers) weaves a comforting and wise tapestry of some of his most timeless essays.
Mirror Mirror is coming of age touching story of young Ananya’s inner battles in accepting and believing in herself with confidence.
Dive into the inspiring story of Dhivya, the young swimming champ from the cotton fields who competes at the Paralympics with determination and faith.