Fables, Myths, Legends, Epics, Tall Tales, and Fairy Tales- An introduction

In my position as a school librarian many students have come up to me baffled with terms like fable, myths, legends. They were confused what was the difference between them. Many times the students mix up the choice of book failing to understand what is the difference between these story types. Here is a briefContinue reading “Fables, Myths, Legends, Epics, Tall Tales, and Fairy Tales- An introduction”

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The History of the Librarian: From Ancient Times to Modern Day

‍ Librarians are some of the most trusted professionals in the world. So much so that we even have an endearing nickname for them: book lovers. This profession has a long history, and librarians have been an important part of it since the beginning. From the first libraries to today’s digital age, librarians have beenContinue reading The History of the Librarian: From Ancient Times to Modern Day”

Role of School Librarian in Post Covid times: A reality

According to the CBSE manual which highlights the factors involved for accreditation of any school, the library is an essential factor. Or rather a mandatory feature for a school. Yet very little has been done to improve the status of school libraries and school librarians over the years. There is no particular governing body orContinue reading “Role of School Librarian in Post Covid times: A reality”

The Chronicles of Narnia: I am Lucy

I have both read the book and watched the movie “Chronicles of Narnia”, and it has set me thinking. This classic by C.S.Lewis has much more to it than just fantasy and magic. Anyone watching the movie would just take it as a part of the genre of children’s fiction or fantasy like the “HarryContinue reading “The Chronicles of Narnia: I am Lucy”

The Land Of Stories

A regular day at the school library sees me starting the day with a prayer. And then begins the influx of students from grades III to XII. The senior classes are a little thorny bunch. For them to be engaged in reading is hard. Some students do find reading enjoyable and are quiet the momentContinue reading “The Land Of Stories”