On the occasion of Janmashtami 2018, here are some books on Krishna that independent readers can be introduced to.
"Which modern tale can boast characters of the stature of mythological ones—the gods incarnate, the mighty kings, the learned sages, and the fearsome demons?"
Little Goat is sad. At lunch time, no one sits with him or talks to him. Plop plop! Tears fall into his lunch of freshly cut green grass, making it salty.
The class for Happiness Curriculum takes place during the first period of the day, from Monday to Saturday. It is being held at all government schools in Delhi.
The boys playing Tenali and Minister Timma stood on either side of the throne and the others playing courtiers stood before them.
"When my son was about two years old, his favourite colours were pink and blue. Soon after he started play school, he came home and declared that he no longer wanted to use anything pink since it was a 'girl' colour."
"I want young readers to question who is being included in narratives and who is being marginalised. And I want them to know they have a very powerful tool within them that they can use any time to change the world: Ahimsa."
Here's a delightful list of fun comic book titles for your little bookworms to indulge in.
Mother Teresa and her Sisters began to change the way missionaries worked. They showed the whole world that all people, whether they had a disease, whether they were untouchable, old or poor, were their own people.
Happy Raksha Bandhan 2018: This Raksha Bandhan, introduce your kids to these children’s books that explore the bond between siblings.
Raksha Bandhan 2018: When it comes to rakhis, nothing beats a handmade one! Follow these steps to help your child make simple, yet delightful rakhis.
Chillies came from Mexico. Tomatoes came from Mexico too. Enjoy this excerpt from The History of India for Children by Archana Garodia Gupta and Shruti Garodia.
The story is about learning by doing; while students clamour for the teacher’s blood, Kakku finds what being a student—and a teacher—is all about.
Eid al-Adha 2019: Eid al-Adha is a symbolic reminder of what occurred 4,000 years ago; it demonstrates that the sacrifice of a small group of people can create a new beginning for all of humankind.
If you believe you are someone who is inclusive, you make LGBTQIA stories part of a child’s normal. You can start as early as you want. Why not? Isn’t it the new normal? Shouldn’t it be?
Nirvana, according to Buddhism, is the state in which the mind is at complete peace and the soul is merged with the universe. It is reached when a person’s desires and suffering all go away and they need nor want nothing.
“Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress in every society, in every family.”
The message is clear: “And all over the world, girls are more likely to be told to be quiet, to sit down and have smaller dreams. Don’t listen to those voices. These thirteen women from across the world didn’t. They persisted.”
A must-read book is Oranges in No Man’s Land. It’s an extremely moving story about a sick grandmother and her grandchild during the Israeli war and how the grandchild risks her life to get the grandmother her medicine.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s contributions go beyond his stint as Prime Minister of the country. He will also be remembered for being a great poet and orator.