Serious Stuff

Caution: Will result in furrowed brows.

These are beautiful, subtle poems--sometimes funny, sometimes sad, but always thought-provoking. They talk about the things that young people ... Read More

The world may just be ending.

Cities across the world have been decimated by nuclear bombs, the air and water are poisoned and humanity is dying out. ... Read More

How will she survive in an alien city?

When Jameela's mother dies, she is left alone with her distant, moody father. He decides they will leave their ... Read More

Alice faces her deadliest foe yet ...
After defeating the Red Guards and brokering peace with the colony of Biters, Alice believes that finally ... Read More
War has been the backdrop of their lives. 
Nouri and his cousin Talib have been best friends for as long as they can remember. Though Nouri is a ... Read More

'Probably one of the best teen books from an Indian writer' - 101 Indian Children's Books We Love
Priya believes her dad died before she was born ... Read More

What would you do if you didn’t fit in?

Muskaan is in hospital, fighting for her life.

Three classmates "her former best friend Aaliya, the hottie ... Read More

by Arti Sonthalia
illustrated by Sebin Simon

Krish has to give a speech at school. But how can he, when he stammers? And what’s worse, his partner is the Big Bully! Will Krish get out of this ... Read More

‘Leaving you and the kids. Khudahafiz.'

Said the post-it stuck on the fridge.

Since then, the sole focus of Maria's life has been to find her mother ... Read More

What is the connection between a murder in 1919 Stockholm and a drug ring in present-day India?
Sherlock Holmes is dead, but his legacy lives on in ... Read More

‘This book is a chronicle of memories ... narratives from an India which few of us who read this book will ever encounter.’

Have you ever really ... Read More

It’s 1976 in South Africa.

In the black township of Soweto, Zanele works as a nightclub singer and is plotting against the apartheid ... Read More

My name is V. Arun. I am seven years old.

My father’s name is Venkatesh. He is very good. He never gets mad at me. He buys me a lot of toys and ... Read More

by Shruthi Rao
illustrated by Lavanya Naidu

Jahan’s best friend Susie has a lisp. The boys in the park tease her and call her Thoothie and the kids at school laugh at her. Fed up, Susie ... Read More

by Shikhandin
illustrated by Shubham Lakhera

Magesh is different from other children. He's no good with words. And when he's misunderstood he gets upset and his movements get jerky. But there ... Read More

‘Sometimes, Korok, it is best if the sorkar forgets you.’

Korok lives in a small Gond village in western Odisha. His life is in the garden which ... Read More

Seventeen-year-old Irfan Ahmed is handsome, easy-going and deeply in love with his girlfriend, Uma. However, when Uma dumps him for his best ... Read More