Lanka’s princess: Kavita Kanè

Lanka’s princess by Kavita Kanè is about Surpanakha and how individual choices and mistakes they lead to can shape the destinies of those associated with us. My memory and knowledge of Surpanakha is dependent on the reading of Ramayana while in school , and watching the epic serial on Doordarshan. Even then I was struckContinue reading “Lanka’s princess: Kavita Kanè”

Chokher Bali: Rabindranath Tagore

This book has been under my radar ever since I was a school girl. And I have wanted to read it as it is renowned as one of the masterpieces of Tagore. But before reading I decided to do a background check because it was written some 100 years back at a time when womenContinue reading “Chokher Bali: Rabindranath Tagore”

Are school librarians valued in India today?

While looking up on books for professional reading I came upon a wonderful resource-The Indispensable Librarian by Doug Johnson. It is immensely useful and beneficial for taking guidance for managing an effective school library program. It is while going through the book and having visited the author’s blog that certain questions came to me whileContinue reading “Are school librarians valued in India today?”