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Readers of the Month: August 2011



Category: Class X-XII

Devika Raju (XII D)

Category: Class VI-IX

Parvathy B.(IX A)


A Short Interview with the Nominees

Name of the Student & Class

Devika Raju, XII D

Your First Book and who gifted it ?

My mother gifted me a “Famous Five” novel written by Enid Blyton.

Favourite Books and why ?

(Title & Author)

1. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.

I love it the most because of the subtle humour in it, portrayal of old English people, the old English neighbourhood and atmosphere.

2. Harry Potter by J K Rowling.

I love the way she managed to create a whole new world which exists within the world we know.

3. Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer.

I love the horror element in it, the romance in it, the nerve racking suspense.

Most favourite character

Name: Hercule Poirot

Book : Lord Edgware Dies

Now reading (Title & Author)

“Three Act Tragedy” by Agatha Christie

Where do you like to read most?

At home, the school library, while travelling.

If you get a chance to meet a writer, who would you prefer to ?

I would like to meet the late P G Wodehouse who never fails to capture me with his ingeniously plotted comedies which is full of subtle humour.

Who motivates you to read ?

Even as a small child my mother motivated me to read and still continues to do so.

Books you recommend to your friends?

P G Wodehouse (especially Blandings Series), Pride and Prejudice, Harry Potter series, Twilight Saga, Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy, Perry Mason novels.


Name of the Student & Class

Parvathy B., IX A

Your First Book and who gifted it ?

HARRY POTTER gifted by my father

Favourite Books and why ?

(Title & Author)

1THE PRINCESS DIARIES BY MEG CABOT.  I like it because it link with teens

Most favourite character


Book : Harry Potter series

Now reading (Title & Author)


Where do you like to read most?

At home

If you get a chance to meet a writer, who would you prefer to ?

Meg Cabot

Who motivates you to read ?

My sister

Books you recommend to your friends?

The Tale of Two cities, Harry Potter series, Marple, The Princess Diaries




Mrs. Tessy Jimmy, TGT (Maths)

A Short Interview with the Nominee


Mrs. Tessy Jimmy, TGT (Maths)


Childhood favourites:

1) Amar Chitrakatha

2) Famous Five

Other Books: Chicken Soup Series

Now reading

“Unbowed, A Memoir”

By Wangari Mathai

Why I Read?

I read for pleasure and vocabulary improvement. I also read to become aware of the happenings in the world so that my brain is kept active, alert and ready to capture more to help the younger and smarter kids of today.


Ignited Minds

By Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam

Message to students

My message to you is through this famous quotation –

“I’ve travelled the world twice over,

met the famous saints and sinners,

poets and artists, kings and queens,

old stars and hopeful beginners.

I’ve been where no one’s been before,

learnt secrets from writers and cooks

all with one library ticket

to wonderful world of books”.

So, what are you waiting for? You are blessed with one of the best libraries in the country. So make maximum use of it. Happy Reading!


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