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.
After the immense popularity of The Diary of a Wimpy Kid, comes another awesome adventure. This time round, the limelight is on the much-loved Rowley Jefferson. And man, he does steal the show!
The Song of India is the fourth instalment of a series of memoirs by India’s most loved author. Ruskin Bond weaves his magic once more by sharing a slice of his life with his trademark wit and humour.
Puberty is an important milestone in the lives of children. Sexuality Educator Counsellor Niyati Shah’s books on puberty seek to demystify the process for children. Informative and simple to understand these are a must-read for tweens and teens…and parents!
Fact and fiction merge in a story that spans time and continents, but is connected by a single object- a piano. This ‘piano story’ will strike a deep chord in your heart!
Young Karma Tandin loves fighting monsters. It is a piece of cake for him. One day, an undead zombie pays him a visit. Is this more than he bargained for?
The world of space is an infinite mystery. Humankind has always looked at uncovering the deep secrets that lie beyond the skies. Clues to the Cosmos by Shohini Ghose tells us the story….
ISRO has done India proud not only through its projects in space science, but also as an example of encouraging women in science, in a manner that is devoid of tokenism. Here’s an inspiring read that shows how even sky is NOT the limit!
A group of Scientists from allied disciplines address many questions about the vast cosmos in a very simple and lucid manner that will appeal to the teen and adult reader, truly unlocking the universe!
Taking a 20-year leap into Lyra Belacqua’s journey, the second volume of the Book of Dust trilogy ensures a page turning read immersing the reader into its encapsulating world.
You’ll have a good laugh, get scared out of your wits and be truly touched by the stories in Tooth and nail, fur and scale