Thursday, August 24, 2017

6 Book Recommendations For Kids To Read During This Puja Vacation!

We all love to read. The interest level varies from person to person. It is just that we need the right book. Reading helps the children as well as adults to broaden up their horizon. We need food to live and our brain nurtures itself by reading more books. If reading habits are inculcated right from the beginning it can do wonders. Mycitylinks brings you a few books that you may enjoy reading during this puja vacation. Happy reading!


Wish by Barbara O’Connor

Charlie Reese, an eleven year old child makes the same secret wish every day since she was in class fourth. She is sent to stay with a family based in Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. It was difficult for her to stay because she barely knew the family. Story takes turn and she meets Wishbone, a skinny stray dog. It captures the little girl’s heart. She also meets Howard who stays in her neighbourhood and surprises her in many ways. One day Charlie realizes that she is in serious danger of discovering that her wish may not be the one she needs at all.



Where Are You Going, Baby Lincoln? by Kate DiCamillo

Is giving too much of instruction to your young ones bad? Eugenia is baby Lincoln’s elder sister who is very fond of telling baby what to do. Every time baby responded by following her commands appropriately but one day she thought that she had enough. At that very moment she decides to leave for a Necessary Journey. She had never stepped out anywhere without her sister’s instructions. Eugenia always told her to take and where to go. Baby does not know where she is going. Baby Lincoln is happy in the last night’s dream that she had in which she is travelling in a train with a view of shooting stars. What will happen to her? Will she be able to discover herself? Will this adventurous journey take her away from Eugenia forever?



The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

The people of Protectorate are scared of Xan, a witch in the forest. Every year, they offer a baby to her with a hope that this sacrifice may keep her at bay from terrorizing their town. But, the witch is really kind and unbelievably gentle. She stays with Glerk, a Swamp Monster and Fyrian, a Perfectly Little Dragon. Xan’s job is to rescue the abandon children and hand over their responsibility to the welcoming families on the other side of the forest, feeding the babies with starlight on her way. One day by mistake Xan feeds moonlight instead of starlight to a baby. The ordinary child is filled with an extra ordinary power and magic. She is given the name as Luna and Xan raises her. The intension is to keep the young child safe from her own magic powers. Later Luna approaches her thirteenth birthday and her powers emerge while Xan is far away. Find out what happens next.



One Half from the East by Nadia Hashimi

The story revolves around the boy named Obayda. He is unfortunate as his father lost one of his legs in a bomb explosion. His family had to move from their home town Kabul to a small village where the lifestyle is pretty different. In order to bring happiness on his face, Obadaya’s aunt dresses him as youngest of her sisters, as a boy, a bacha posh. Now he is called Obayd instead of Obayda. His life changed. What happened? How he solved the problems in his life?



They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel

We  all know the cat has whiskers, ears and paws. It walks through the world and also understands it. The author of the book has shown many lives of one cat. The readers will observe and feel  how perspective takes a new dimension. What comes to your mind when you see a cat?



The Rat Prince by Bridget Hodder

It is about the prince of the rats. Oops! He is madly in love with Cinderella and changes himself into her coachman on the night of the big ball. And guess what? He is about to turn the legend upside down while he is on his way. Now this leads to a most unexpected happy ending!