Despite the fact that scarlet fever rendered Helen Keller deaf, blind, and mute when she was only 19 months old, she grew into a prolific and opinionated writer in her adulthood. A poetic pacifist, Keller wrote extensively on issues of social justice and morality with boundless optimism. The inspirational story of her life and letters regarding the beauty and light she found in her dark world is guaranteed to inspire a sense of wonder and hope.
Tales from Shakespeare has reduced the archaic English and complicated storyline of Shakespeare, to a simple level that children can read and comprehend. The following plays have been selected and adapted into tales for the young reader as an introduction to the study of Shakespeare
Ganit Mathematics series consists of seven textbooks; two textbooks for Primer A, B and five textbooks for classes 1–5. The textbooks meet the requirements of the latest ICSE syllabus. The series has been developed to guide the young minds to observe and experience mathematics all around them. Each concept has been related to everyday life in order to develop a spirit of curiosity and discovery. Concepts are gradually built up with easy-to-follow steps and plenty of examples.
In its latest two-year syllabus for classes IX and X, 2014 (w.e.f. 2012-13 for class IX and 2013-14 for class X) the CBSE has included a new section on Long Reading Text. In this section for Class X, the following works have been recommended by CBSE: 1. The Diary of a Young Girl—Anne Frank 2. The Story of My Life—Helen Keller The school has a choice of using any one. Both these works with unabridged text are now available in strict alignment with the guidelines given by the CBSE
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is an 1876 novel about an imaginative and mischievous boy young boy named Tom Sawyer. Tom lives with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother, Sid. Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi River, pretending to be pirates, attending their own funeral, and witnessing a murder.
This version of Gandhi’s autobiography is a fascinating account of his eventful and turbulent life from his birth till 1920. He did not write it to document his achievements, but to share with others the lessons he learnt by addressing his weaknesses; and what bold actions he took in the interest of larger goals even at the risk of his life.