Books – My Friends

Books are keys, to wisdom’s treasure,
Books are gates, to lands of pleasure.

Books are paths, that give upward lead,
Books are friends; Come on! Let’s read.

Melody has a million words in her mind,
She has cerebral palsy, but is bright as sunshine!  [Out Of My Mind]

Elizabeth is the naughtiest girl in the class,
Who has a heart, as clear as a looking glass!   [The Naughtiest Girl series]

Esperanza, who had sadly lost her father,
Worked harder and harder, and did not let go of her mother.  [Esperanza Rising]

Charlotte is smart, as well as caring,
Wilbur is cute, and always sharing.    [Charlotte’s Web]

When Pari didn’t want to share her BFF,
She later realised that sharing gives friendship more strength.  [Best Friend Forever]

The three Fossil sisters, worked hard to succeed,
Showcasing their special talents to proceed.   [Ballet Shoes]

When Lucy Callahan was struck by lightning,
She got genius math powers that made her enlightening. [The Miscalculations Of Lightning Girl]

Matilda, the extraordinary reader, can move things,
Now, she is flying, like a bird with wings.   [Matilda]

Annemarie saved her friend Ellen with bravery,
She helped her to escape from Nazi slavery.   [Number The Stars]

Shri Krishna and Arjuna had great conversations,
Which still give us thought-provoking validations.  [The Gita For Children]

// This poem has been penned by 9-year-old Prisha Ambi as a part of subject culmination at her school on the topic ‘Character Sketch’ and has been chosen for publication on our platform from the weekly submissions //

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