Book Title: Manya Learns to Roar
Author: Shruthi Rao
Illustrator: Priya Kurian
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Recommended for Age Group: 6+ years
Published By: Duckbill Books and Publications Private Limited
“Manya Learns to Roar” is a story about a girl named Manya who struggles due to stammering. The book depicts her journey of overcoming her fears and apprehensions, in a realistic and entertaining manner.
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As a mentor, one of the things I ensure I do is be honest with the kids about what I DON’T know. They need to understand that a teacher is not necessarily a know-it-all person. To cite an example, during a vocabulary building game if it so happens that I am unsure of the existence of a certain word, I openly tell them that I need to check. This makes them also feel comfortable about sharing what they don’t know. They don’t feel any embarrassment about not knowing a certain thing.
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As a creative writing mentor, one concern most parents come up to me with is “My child does not read”. Honestly, when I probe further, I discover in most cases that either the child has not really been encouraged to read much during the formative years or has not been exposed to his/her choice of reading material/books. We live in times when kids cannot have a gadget free childhood. Continue reading NEWS SHUTTLE – A NEWSPAPER THAT PROVIDES A WHOLESOME READING EXPERIENCE TO CHILDREN
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