This is an invaluable guide to some of the very best Indian children's books English. From beloved classics to the latest publications, this book is a must-have one-stop shop for teachers, parents, children, librarians, bookstores and anyone interested in children's books. Conveniently divided according to age-groups from 0 to 15, the books have been reviews by a range of readers, children as well as adults. The list has been compiled by leading experts- publishers, writes, booksellers and teachers. Click here for details.
Bookworm is a children's library in Taleigao, Goa whose work focuses on promoting reading literacy and a love for books. The projects include Library in Schools (LiS), which is a programme to set up the reading corners in under-resourced schools throughout Goa, and offer support to teachers and a Mobile Outreach Program which takes the experience of storytelling and books to the children of some of the poorest socio-economic groups in Goa. Click here for details.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has compiled a list of new books in English and Hindi published recently for classes I to XII for recommended reading. The following are the books published by Tulika that have been selected by the expert panel. Click here for details.
Grow By Reading (GBR) is a complete activity-based library program designed by the Hippocampus Reading Foundation, Bangalore. Through this programme Hippocampus aims to assess the reading levels of children, lead them to read books at their skill levels, and help improve their reading comprehension and fluency at a pace that they are comfortable with. Click here for details.
Exposing children to a range of children’s literature for independent reading, shared reading as well as read aloud is critical for children to develop sustained literacy skills as well as develop critical thinking, imagination and creativity. There is a need to have carefully selected books that are suitable for children with varying age group, reading abilities and diverse interests. A suggestive list of selected children’s literature under the Early Literacy Programme is presented here to guide libraries, schools, NGOs, parents and States boards and other organizations to select and buy good and useful children’s literature for young readers according to their budget and requirement of the readers. Click here for details.