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Harry Potter Birthday Celebrations 2012

Jointly organized by the Library and Reader’s Club, KV Pattom (Shift-I)

Display of Harry Potter Series of Books in the Library: 30 July-04 August 2012


1. Harry Potter Quiz: For Class VI-X, during 5th Period on 01 August 2012 in the Library.

2. Bookmark Designing Competition on “Quidditch”: For Class VI-X, during 5th Period on 02August 2012 in the Library.

3. Are you the “Biggest Potterhead” of our School ? Then write an unknown/interesting fact about HP and drop it in the Box kept in the Library on or before 03 August 2012.

4. “The HP Character I want to meet!” Name the HP character who want to meet in real life and why? Prepare a short write-up and drop it in the Box kept in the Library on or before 03 August 2012.

AND WIN EXCITING PRIZES !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Jeet Thayil

Jeet Thayil was born in Kerala, India in 1959 and educated in Hong Kong, New York and Bombay. He is a performance poet, songwriter and guitarist, and has published four collections of poetry. He is the editor of The Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Indian Poets (2008). He currently lives in New Delhi. He is best known as a poet and is the author of four collections: These Errors Are Correct (Tranquebar, 2008), English (2004, Penguin India, Rattapallax Press, New York, 2004), Apocalypso (Ark, 1997) and Gemini (Viking Penguin, 1992).

Early life and career

Thayil is the son of the writer and editor, Padma Bhushan TJS George, who at various times in his life was posted in several places in India, in Hong Kong and New York. Thayil was mostly educated abroad. He received a Masters in Fine Arts from Sarah Lawrence College (New York), and is the recipient of grants and awards from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Swiss Arts Council, the British Council and the Rockefeller Foundation.

His first novel, Narcopolis (Faber, 2011) is set mostly in Bombay in the 70s and 80s, and sets out to tell the city’s secret history, when opium gave way to new cheap heroin. Thayil has said he wrote the novel, “to create a kind of memorial, to inscribe certain names in stone. As one of the characters [in Narcopolis] says, it is only by repeating the names of the dead that we honour them. I wanted to honour the people I knew in the opium dens, the marginalised, the addicted and deranged, people who are routinely called the lowest of the low; and I wanted to make some record of a world that no longer exists, except within the pages of a book.”

He is the editor of the Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Indian Poets (Bloodaxe, U.K., 2008), 60 Indian Poets (Penguin India, 2008) and a collection of essays, Divided Time: India and the End of Diaspora (Routledge, 2006).

He is the author of the libretto for the opera Babur in London, commissioned by the UK-based Opera Group with music by the Zurich-based British composer Edward Rushton.[2] The world premiere of Babur will take place in Switzerland in 2012, followed by tours to the United Kingdom (where it will show at theatres in London and Oxford) and India. At the work’s core is an exploration about the complexities of faith and multiculturalism in modern-day Britain. Its action hinges on an imagined encounter between a group of religious fundamentalists and the ghost of Babur, who challenges their plans for a suicide strike.

Thayil is also known as a performance poet and musician. As a songwriter and guitarist, he is one half of the contemporary music project Sridhar/Thayil (Mumbai, New Delhi).

In 2006 he told the Indian newspaper, The Hindu, that he had been an alcoholic (like many of the Bombay poets) and an addict for almost two decades: "I spent most of that time sitting in bars, getting very drunk, talking about writers and writing. And never writing. It was a colossal waste. I feel very fortunate that I got a second chance." These days, he says, the only addictions he has are poetry and coffee. "Coffee’s much easier to get than heroin."

He has worked as a journalist in New York, Mumbai and Bangalore. He has been short-listed for the Man Booker Prize 2012 as revealed by its judging panel, for his debut novel Narcopolis.


Thayil has been writing poetry since his adolescence, paying careful attention to form.

In his prose, as in his poetry, he has introduced new areas of feelings and emotions to Indian literature, and has often concerned himself with the pleasures and pains of drugs and alcohol, sex and death – emblematic of Keats and Baudelaire. He is said to have more in common with figures such as William S. Burroughs and Roberto Bolano than writers traditionally connected with the firmament of Indian literature. The Indian poet, Dom Moraes, in his introduction to Thayil’s first book of poems (with poet Vijay Nambisan), Gemini, said that Thayil did not trouble his mind with the concerns of many Indian poets, their Indianness, that he did not make statements that were irrelevant to his work, that his concerns were mainly personal. Thayil, Moraes said, “works his feelings out with care, through colourations of mood rather than through explicit statements.”

His idiom is the result of a cosmopolitan blend of styles, and is yet, quite clearly, his own. About Narcopolis, Thayil said, “I’ve always been suspicious of the novel that paints India in soft focus, a place of loved children and loving elders, of monsoons and mangoes and spices. To equal Bombay as a subject you would have to go much further than the merely nostalgic will allow. The grotesque may be a more accurate means of carrying out such an enterprise.”


  • These Errors Are Correct, Tranquebar Books (EastWest and Westland), Delhi, 2008
  • English, Penguin, Delhi and Rattapallax Press, New York, 2004. ISBN 1-892494-59-0
  • Apocalypso , Aark Arts, London, 1997, ISBN 1-899179-01-1
  • Gemini, Penguin-Viking, New Delhi, 1992. (two-poet volume ), 0-670-84524-8
As an editor
  • The Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Indian Poets, Bloodaxe, U.K, 2008
  • 60 Indian Poets, Penguin India, 2008.
  • Divided Time: India and the End of Diaspora, Routledge, 2006
  • Give the Sea Change and It Shall Change: 56 Indian Poets, Fulcrum, 2005
  • Vox2: Seven Stories, Sterling Newspapers, India, 1997


Courtesy: Wikipedia and Man Booker Prize website

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Jeet Thayil’s “Narcopolis” in the Man Booker 2012 Long List

A compelling tale of Mumbai’s hazy world of opium addiction.

Narcotic drugs have inspired much storytelling and literary dreaming, if rather less actual writing. Of those few novels that slide out of the smoke on to paper, we assume addiction is a requisite for authenticity and yet an enormous hindrance to productivity. After all, it is hardly playing by the rules of decadence and dereliction to find the willpower and tenacity to finish a manuscript. But a tiny number do convince the public that theirs is a genuine account of an addiction whose clutches the writer escaped for long enough to scribble down a compelling narrative: think William Burroughs’s Junky, or Thomas de Quincey’s Confessions of an English Opium Eater.

Does Jeet Thayil’s Narcopolis, a tale of opium dens and heroin addiction in Mumbai, join that select club? It is not an easy task. And there’s another challenge: many books by foreign-educated Indians read as though they were written in a New York penthouse suite, the author having spent a couple of weeks researching a multi-generational, sprawling saga of Mumbai lowlife by chatting to the house servants of their relatives on the phone.

The story opens in Rashid’s opium house on Shuklaji Street sometime in the 1970s. We meet the owner himself, his regular clients and Dimple, the eunuch, who prepares his pipes. Very gently, we are drawn in to their languorous world. Thayil is an accomplished poet and that sensibility serves him well. We slide in and out of characters’ lives, emerging occasionally inside a vivid drug-induced recollection: like that of Mr Lee, a former soldier who fled communist China and gives us as sharp a portrait of that country in the late 1940s as one could wish for.

We move onward with the years. Hippies arrive and begin to appreciate the quality of Rashid’s opium, the attention to detail in pipe preparation, the warm cocooning charm of it all. This is an India that itself was dreaming, wrapped up in Gandhian ideals of self-sufficiency and simplicity, ignoring the tsunami of change that would not strike until the 1991 economic liberalisation. I was in Mumbai in those days, on my first trip to India, sleeping in shoddy dives and living on cheap street food. He pins down that world perfectly; he even pins down us shabby western travellers with a few painfully precise words: "interloper[s] from the future come to gawk at the poor and unfortunate who lived in a time before antibiotics and television and aeroplanes".

For Rashid and Dimple that change arrives in the form of heroin, a drug that seems to herald a new world order, one more savage and hopeless than anything that went before. All the regulars switch. As the city disintegrates into communal riots, murder and mayhem, their own lives are in freefall too, and the story of that fall becomes an epic tragedy written with grace, passion and empathy. Thayil unpicks the complexities, contradictions and hypocrisies of Indian life with surgical elegance: the good Muslim selling heroin while complaining about brazen women, the queenly beggarwoman who makes the street her living room, and the Hindu praying in church, an action that saves her from the mob but not her fate.

There is a subplot about a murderer that doesn’t add much to the story, and a dud note is struck when Dimple starts to opine on Baudelaire and Cocteau. However, I wished that this book, like some long and delicious opium-induced daydream, would go on and on. The end, sadly, does eventually come. India has been reincarnating behind the blue smoke of the last pipes. We catch its reflection in the gleam of the heroin user’s silver foil and then there it is: the new country, standing hard and metallic and just as crazily conflicted and mired in melancholy as the last version of itself. In a shiny nightclub full of plastic and aluminium, Rashid’s son stares at the scantily clad women. He sells cocaine. He dances. He is a good Muslim in his own eyes. He might consider becoming a suicide bomber when the time is right.

Narcopolis is a blistering debut that can indeed stand proudly on the shelf next to Burroughs and De Quincey. Thayil is quoted as saying that he lost almost 20 years of his life to addiction, but on this showing the experience did not go to waste. We can celebrate that he emerged intact and gave us this book.

Reviewed by

• Kevin Rushby’s Paradise: A History of the Idea that Rules the World is published by Robinson.


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The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have

Every single teacher is concerned about his/ her teaching practices and the skills involved in this process. How many times have you wondered about a better way to teach the same lesson you have delivered to an eariler class? How often have you used technology to engage your students and improve their learning ? These are some recurring questions we keep regurgitating each time our teaching skills are put to the test.

It is amazing how technology has changed the whole world giving rise to new forms of education we never thought of. Our students are more digitally focused than any time before. They spend more time interacting with their mobile devices than they do with their parents or close relatives. Admittedly, this digital boom has both  positive and negative impact on our students. Lack of concentration, short attention span, distraction, visual  stimulus overload, identity theft, lack of real world socializing, privacy issues, depression, and many more are but a direct result of the growing exposure to this technology. Studies have even proved that multitasking, which some educational technology experts brag about in relation to the use of today’s technology, reduces the power of our concentration to the half.  We should not, However, only look at the empty side of the cup, the other side is way bigger.
There are  actually several pluses for the use of technology in education and to try and list them  all here is way beyond the scope of this short post. Generally speaking,  no two argue over the fact that technology advantages in education ( and in our life at large ) way  outnumber  its downsides. It is thanks to technology that you are now reading this post and will probably share it with your colleagues.

digital skills for 21st century teachers

There is no blinking the fact  that the type of students we teach today are completely different from last century’s. We , definitely, need to look at some of the skills we, as teachers, need to equip ourselves with to better live up to the challenge. Among all the challenges we would have in education, there is not as daunting a challenge as catching students focus and getting them engaged in the learning process. For this particular reason, and in addition to the skills I initially mentioned in 21st Century Teaching Skills article, I would like to provide you  with another list of  some equally important digital skills that you, as a teacher, need to seriously consider if you want to pave the way for the 21st century teaching. I have added a list of web tools under each skill for teachers to better exploit it.
Please, remember that I have spent many laborious hours working on  this post and all I ask is a credit back to Educational Technology and Mobile Learning when re-using this content somewhere else.

digital skills for 21st century teachers

The 21st century teacher should be able to :
1- Create and edit  digital audio
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
Free Audio Tools for Teachers

2- Use Social bookmarking to share resources with and between learners
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
A List of Best Bookmarking Websites for Teachers

3- Use blogs and wikis to create online platforms for students
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
Great Tools to Create Protected Blogs and Webpages for your Class

4- Exploit digital images for classroom use
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :

5- Use video content to engage students
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :

6- Use infographics to visually stimulate students
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :

7- Use Social networking sites to connect with colleagues and grow professionally
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :

8- Create and deliver asynchronous presentations and training sessions
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
A List of The Best Presentation Tools for Teachers

9- Compile a digital e-portfolio for their own development
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
Free Tools to Create Digital Portfolios

10- Have a knowledge about online security
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :

11- be able to detect plagiarized works in students assignments
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
Free Plagiarism Detector Tools fr Teachers and Educators

12- Create screen capture videos and tutorials
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
Five Great Screen Capture Tools for Teachers

13- Curate web content for classroom learning
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
10 Must have Bookmarklets for Teachers

14- Use and provide students with task management tools to organize their work and plan their learning
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
A List of Great Task Management Tools for Educators

15- Use polling software to create a real-time survey in class

Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
15 Free and Easy Poll/ Survey Tools for Teachers
16- Understand issues related to copyright and fair use of online materials
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :

17- Exploit  computer games for pedagogical purposes
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :

18- Use digital assessment tools to create quizzes
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
Free Tools to Create and Administer Quizzes

19- Use of collaborative tools for text construction and editing
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
A List of Great Free Collaborative Tools for Educators

20- Find and evaluate authentic web based content
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
The Three Effective Ways Teachers Should Know about

21- Use of mobile devices like tablets
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :

22- Identify online resources that are safe for students browsing
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
A List of Awesome Kids-safe Websites

23- Use digital tools for time management purposes
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :

24- Learn about the different ways to use YouTube in your classroom
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :

25- Use note taking tools to share interesting content with your students
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :

26- Annotate web pages and highlight parts of text to share with your class
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
13 Free Web Annotation Tools for Teachers to Draw, Add notes, and highlight interesting parts in webpages

27- Use of online graphic organizers and printables
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
A List of Free Graphic Organizers for Educators

28- Use of online sticky notes to capture interesting ideas
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
13 Free Sticky Notes Tools for Teachers and Students

29- Use of screen casting tools to create and share tutorials
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
A List of The Best Free Screen Casting Tools for Teachers to Record and Share Tutorials

30- Exploit group text messaging tools for collaborative project work
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
9 Free Group Text Messaging for Educators

31- Conduct an effective search query with the minimum time possible
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :
The Entire Google Search Guide for Teachers

32- Conduct A Research Paper Using Digital Tools
Here are some tools for teachers to develop this skill :

33- Use file sharing tools to share docs and files with students online
A List of The Best File Sharing Tools for Teachers



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New Uniform Designs


Junior (I-II Classes): Girls: Summer (1), Winter (2,3)


Middle (III-VIII Classes): Girls: Summer (1), Winter (2,3,4)



Senior (IX-XII Classes): Girls: Summer (1), Winter (2,3)



Junior (I-V Classes): Boys: Summer (1), Winter (2,3)


Middle & Senior (VI-XII Classes): Boys: Summer (1), Winter (2)






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New School Uniform design for Kendriya Vidyalayas

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New Arrivals (30 June 2012)


(As on 30th June 2012)

Call No.



001  GUR-S

 Gurmeet Gill

 Scholastic quiz: History

001  UPK-G


 General Knowledge overview with current affairs (Objective type questions)

001.076  KHU-E

 Khurana KJS & Markanday, R

 English 18 days wonder: For all competitive exams

004  EVA-I

 Evans, Alan

 Informatics technology in action

080  SAW-B

 Sawhney, Clifford

 Book of common & uncommon proverbs

100  MCD-T

 McDonald, John H

 Tao te ching

153  SHA-A

 Shakuntala Devi

 Awaken the genius in your child

153.42  BON-L

 Bono, Edward de

 Lateral thinking: A textbook of creativity

155.4  ABU-M

 Abudu, A O

 Make your child truly intelligent

158.1  HAN-H

 Hanks, Kurt

 How to motivate others to turn them into super performers

294.5922  RAJ-R49

 Rajagopalachari, C


303.44  KIR-W

 Kiran Bedi

 What went wrong and why

384  ADA-E

 Adair, John

 Effective communication: Thme most important management skill of all

425  REN-E

 Renton, N E

 Enjoy your english

428  MON-T

 Mongia, Colonel Rajeev

 Two thousand English phrases & sentences

428  SIL-5

 Silberg, Jackie

 500 five minute games: quick and easy activities for children

500  ABD-S

 Abdul Kalam, A P J; Rajan, Y S

 Scientific Indian: A twenty first century guide to the world around us

502.8  CON-B

 Connolly, Sean

 Book of potentially catastrophic science

530  HAL-F8

 Halliday, David, et al.

 Fundamentals of physics

535  PAN-U

 Pandey, D C

 Understanding Physics: Optics and modern physics

577.503  DEE-E

 Deepika Bhutani

 Essential dictionary of environmental studies

577.503  DEE-E

 Deepika Bhutani

 Essential dictionary of environmental studies

620  GRA-M

 Graham, Ian

 Mighty ships

808.068  ALI

 Arun kumar, Ret.

 Alibaba and the forty thieves and other stories

808.068  ALL-G

 Allie, Shane J

 Golden mountain and other stories

808.068  ANI-T

 Anita Vachharajani

 Tara tambe, forest friend

808.068  ANI-T

 Anita Vachharajani

 Tara Tambe, forest friend!

808.068  AUS-E

 Austen, Jane


808.068  BAL-T

 Balan, P Y

 Two named boy

808.068  BLA-T

 Blacker, Terence

 Time flies for Ms Wiz

808.068  BRA-B

 Brandon, Taylor

 Bear who couldn’t hibernate!

808.068  BRO-S

 Brothers Grimm

 Snow white & the seeven dwarfs

808.068  CHA-C

 Charles Perrault


808.068  CHR-T

 Christiane Bauchau

 Toy parade

808.068  DAN-E

 Daniel Joris

 Erik, the thin little boy

808.068  DAN-L

 Daniel Beau

 Lulu in zog-zog

808.068  DIC-B

 Dickens, Charles

 Bleak house

808.068  DIC-G

 Dickens, Charles

 Great expectations

808.068  DIC-G

 Dickens, Charles

 Great expectations

808.068  FAB-S

 Fabrice Lelarge

 Santa who was afraid of children

808.068  FAB-S

 Fabrice Lelarge

 Santa who was afraid of children

808.068  GOG-T

 Gogu Shyamala

 Tataki wins again and braveheart badeyya

808.068  GOP-M

 Gopini Karunakar

 Moon in the pot

808.068  JAN-E

 Jane Austen


808.068  KAN-M

 Kancha Ilaiah


808.068  MAD-G

 Madeleine Mansiet

 Ginny has disappear

808.068  MAG


 Magical journey of Arabian nights

808.068  MAJ-S

 Majumdar, Manjira, Ret

 Story of Anjana and other stories

808.068  MIN-N

 Mini John, retold


808.068  MOS


 Most loved tales from panchatantra

808.068  PAI-F

 Paiba, Helen

 Funny stories for six year olds

808.068  PRA-I

 Pratibha Kasturia, ed.

 Interesting Jataka tales

808.068  PRA-P

 Pratibha Kasturia, ed.


808.068  PRA-T

 Pratibha Kasturia, ed.


808.068  PRA-T

 Pratibha Kasturia, ed.

 Tales of Vikram-Betal

808.068  PRI-B

 Prithveerswar Gayen

 Bharat ki loka kathayem (h)

808.068  RAK-S

 Rakhi Peswani


808.068  RAK-U

 Babu, Mohammed khadir

 Untold school stories

808.068  SAR-L

 Sarojini Prathibha

 Laut ke buddhu ghar ko aaye (h)

808.068  SHA-O

 Shakespeare, Wiilaim


808.068  SHE-S

 Shefali Jha

 Spirits from history

808.068  SHR-A

 Shree Books

 Alfred Nobel: a biography

808.068  SHR-C

 Shree Books

 Charles Darwin: a biography

808.068  SHR-H

 Shree Books

 Helen Keller: a biography

808.068  SHY-B

 Shyam Dua

 Bharatiya ithihas ke mahanayak (h)

808.068  STE-T

 Stevenson, Robert Louis

 Treasure Island

808.068  SUB-B

 Subodh Garg

 Bhagwan Vishnu ki kathayein (h)

808.068  SUN-B

 Sunita Pant Bansal, retold

 Best of Akbar-Birbal

808.068  SUN-G

 Sunita Pant Bansal

 Guru Nanak: The first guru

808.068  THA-C

 Thanveer, Habeeb

 Chandi ka chamcha (h)

808.068  TUL-W


 Wizard’s needle

808.068  VIN-M

 Vinita Ramchandani, Ret.

 Mirror of Matsuyama and the stonecutter

808.068  VIN-T

 Vinita Ramchandani, Ret.

 Tongue-cut sparrow and other stories

808.068  YAD-L

 Yadav, Ranveer

 Lohe ki khoj (h)

808.85  JAI-W


 World  great speeches

821.08  DE -P

 De Souza, Eunice and Silgardo, Melanie

 Puffin book of poetry for children 101 poems

822.08  PAR-R

 Paranjpye, Sai

 Rigmarole and other plays

823  ANU-A

 Anu Kumar

 Atisa and the seven wonders

823  BON-M

 Bond, Ruskin

 Mr Oliver’s diary

823  BUR-L

 Burnett, Frances Hodgson

 Little lord faunteleroy

823  CHA-I

 Chaudhuri, Amit


823  DIX-H

 Dixon, Franklin W

 Hardy boys 183: Warehouse rumble

823  DIX-H

 Dixon, Franklin W

 Hardy Boys 182 : The secret of the soldier’s gold

823  KEE-N

 Keen, Carolyn

 Nancy Drew : The scarlet Macaw scandal

823  KEE-N

 Keen, Carolyn

 Nancy Drew : High risk

823  KEE-N

 Keen, Carolyn

 Nancy Drew : Fishing for clues

823  KEE-N

 Keen, Carolyn

 Nancy Drew : Without a trace

823  KEE-N

 Keen, Carolyn

 Nancy Drew : False notes

823  KEE-N

 Keene, Carolyn

 Nancy Drew 28: Mardi gras masquerade

823  KEE-N

 Keen, Carolyn

 Nancy Drew : Intruder

823  KHA-H

 Khairunnina, A

 Howzzat butterfingers !

823  MAN-C

 Mani Bhaumic

 Cosmic detective: Exploring the mysteries of our universe

823  POR-P

 Porter, Eleanor H


823  PRE-G

 Prem Chand


823  RIO-P

 Riordan, Rick

 Percy Jackson and the lightning thief

823  RIO-P

 Riordan, Rick

 Percy Jackson and the battle of the labyrinth

823  RIO-P

 Riordan, Rick

 Percy Jackson and the last olympian

823  SHA-M

 Shakespeare, William

 Midsummer night’s dream

823  STE-R

 Steinbeck, John

 Red pony

823  STI-G

 Stines, R L

 Ghost of fear street: revenge of the shadow people and the bugman lives

823  SWI-G

 Swift, Jonathan

 Gullivers’s travels

823  UTL-N

 Utley, Jasper

 Nose uncle

823.01  ANI-P

 Anita Nair

 Puffin book of world myths and legends

823.01  CHA-S

 Chattopadhyay, Sharat Chand

 Selected short stories

823.01  GRI-C

 Grimm, Jacob and Grimm, Wilhelm

 Complete fairy tales

823.01  HAM-F

 Hammerton, J A, Ed.

 Fourty five german masterpiece stories

823.01  KUS-L

 Kushwant Singh, Ed

 Land of five rivers

823.01  MAN-TEng

 Mandana, Kavita

 Tenali Raman

823.01  PAR-B

 Parashar, Riddhi, Ed

 Beginning of the adventures and other stories

823.01  PAR-L

 Parashar, Riddhi, Ed

 Little red aeroplane and other stories

823.01  POE-F

 Poe, Edgar Allan

 Fall of the house of usher and other stories

823.01  POE-T

 Poe, Edgar Allan

 Tales of mystery and terror

823.01  PRE-S

 Prem Chand

 Selected short stories

823.01  PUF-P


 Puffin book of spooky ghost stories

823.01  SAJ-W

 Sajal Sharma, Ed

 What happened on christmas eve and other stories

823.01  THA-C

 Thaper, Bindia

 Curiosity killed the cats and other animal idioms

823.01  WIG-R

 Wiggin, Kate Douglas

 Rebecca of sunnybrook farm

823.08  HAM-4

 Hammerton, J A

 47 english masterpiece stories: From the nineties and the new century

823.08  PUF-F

 Puffin Books

 Favourite stories for girls

8H0  TAG-T.4

 Tagore, Rabindranath

 Tagore ki sampoorna kahaniyam: Bhag 4 (h)

8H0.7  VID-T

 Vidya Sivach

 Tulsi ka soudarya bodh(h)

8H1  URV-A

 Urvasi Arora

 Aayam (kavitha – sangrah) (h)

8H2  CHI-N


 Naya manvanthar (h)

8H2  DEV-B

 Devraj Padhik

 Bisar gaye harinam (h) (manchiya natak)

8H2  RAM-C

 Ramkumar Varma

 Chithra ekanki (h)

8H2  SAK-A

 Saksena, sarveshwar Dayal

 Ab garibi hatao (h)

8H2  SHO-M

 Shoba Aggarwal

 Machanayogya moolyaparak lakhu natk (h)

8H2  SHO-M

 Shoba Aggarwal

 Machanayogya moolyaparak lakhu natk (h)

8H2  SRE-R

 Sreevyathith Hriday

 Rajmukud ( Eithihasik Natak) (h)

8H3  AAB-M

 Aabit Surathi


8H3  ELF-P

 Elfriede Jelinek

 Piano teacher (h)

8H3  MAM-A

 Mamta Kalia

 Andhere ka tala (h)

8H3  MOH-A

 Mohandas Naimishrai

 Apane-apane pinjre: bhag – 2 (h)

8H3  MOH-S

 Mohan Chopda

 Subag se pahale (h)

8H3  PRE-G

 Prem Chand

 Godan (h

8H3  PRE-G

 Prem Chand

 Godan (h): Hindi bhasha ka viswavikhath upanyas

8H3  PRE-K

 Prem Chand

 Kayakalpa (h)

8H3  SAR-S


 Sreemkanth (h)

8H3  SUN-N

 Sunil Ganagopadhyaya

 Nadi ke us par (h)

8H3  SUR-U

 Suraj Prakash, ‘Ambar’

 Udgar (h)

8H3  TRI-C

 Tripathy, Suryakant "Nirala’

 Choti ki pakar (h)

8H3  TRI-M

 Tripathy, Suryakant "Nirala’

 Mahabharath (h)

8H3  YAS-B


 Bhookh ke teen din (h)

8H3.08  GOR-C

 Gorky, Maxim

 Chuni huyi kahaniyam: Bhag 1 (h)

8H3.08  SUR-A

 Surya Narayan

 Abhag (marmasparsi samajik upanyas) (h)

8H3.08  TYA-M

 Tyagi, Rajendra

 Munnalal ka loktantra (h)

8H4  NIR-P

 Nirmal Chowdhary

 Pragathidheel nibandh- sangrah (h)

8H4  RAD-A

 Radheshyam Varma

 Abhinov bhasha – prayog yevam nibandh rachana (h)

8H4  SHY-N

 shyamchandra Kapoor

 Nibandh-saritha (prasthav, patra, kahaniyam thadha vyakaran) (h)

8H4  VYA-M

 Vyas, Harichandra & Vyas, Kailaschandra

 Madhyamik shiksha evam shala prabandh (h)

8H7  SON-B

 Soni, Anil

 Badom ke vyangya vinod , Bhag 2 (h)

8H8  DEV-N


 Naithik shiksha ki bathem(h)

8H8  HAR-K

 Harish Varshneya

 Kranthiveer Chandrashekhar Azad (h)

8H8  KAU-B

 Kaushik, Jai Narain

 Boodh Suhagin (h)

8H8  KAU-P

 Kaushik, Jaya Narayan

 Paryavaran pradushan samasya aur samadhan (h)

8H8  MAN-S

 Manto, Saadat Hasan

 San 1919 ke ek baat (h)

8H8  MIS-1

 Mishra, Akhilesh

 1857: awadh ka muktisangram (h)

8H8  SAL-B

 Salwi, Dileep Madhukar

 Bhaaratiya vaigyanik (h)

8H8  VYA-J

 Vyas, Harichandra & Vyas, Kailaschandra

 Janasankya: samasya aur samadhan

920.02  REN-G

 Renu Saran

 Great personalities of the world

920.054  NIS-V

 Nischinta Amarnath and Ghosh, Debashish

 Voyage to excellence

920.054  SHA-T

 Sharma, Sajal, Ed

 Three great authors: Prem Chand, Mirza Ghalib and Rabindranath Tagore

923.2  REE-S

 Reeta Dutta Gupta

 Subhas Chandra Bose: The Passionate Patriot

923.254  GAN-M

 Gandhi M K

 My experiments with truth

925  MAU-B

 Mauriac, Francois

 Blaise Pascal

937  CHO-A

 Chowdhary, Eman, ed.

 Ancient Rome

G  435  OLI-E


 ELI Bildworterbuch Deutsch Junior (g)

G  435  SAN-D

 Sander, Ilse, et al

 Daf kompakt, A1

G  435  WEB-A

 Weber, von Renate

 Auf einen Blick-Deutsch Grammatik

G  833.08  KIN-H

 kinder, Deutsch fur

 Hallo, da bin ich, Arbeisheft 2 (g)

G  833.08  KIN-H

 kinder, Deutsch fur

 Hallo, da bin ich, Part 2 (g)

G  833.08  KIN-H

 kinder, Deutsch fur

 Hallo, da bin ich, Part 1 (g)

G  833.08  KIN-H

 kinder, Deutsch fur

 Hallo, da bin ich, Arbeisheft 1 (g)

H  371  UMA-M

 Uma Mngal

 Mathrubhasha (Hindi) sikshan (h)

H  371.39  MAN-S

 Mangal, S K, et al

 Shikshik thaknik (h): Educational Technology

H  808.068  DEE-C

 Deepak, Hemlatha

 Chuha party zindabad (h)

H  808.068  DEE-K

 Deepa Agarwal

 Khilone wala ghoda (h)

H  808.068  GUP-K

 Gupta, Pooja

 Kaala phool (h)

H  808.068  HAA-C

 Haarini Gopalswami Sreenivasan

 Chidiyaghar ki battakh (h)

H  808.068  JAY-P

 Jayshankar Prasad

 Purskar (h)

H  808.068  JEE-H

 Jeen A Modi

 Hasmukh bijuka (h)

H  808.068  KAV-K

 Kaveri Bhatt

 Kitty patang (h)

H  808.068  LAL-C

 Lalita Bawa

 Chatpat bandar aur pencil (h)

H  808.068  MAD-G

 Madhu  Tanton

 Goraiyaaur Raja (h)

H  808.068  MEH-A

 Mehta, J C

 Aao ginati gayen (h)

H  808.068  PAD-A

 Padma Rai

 Achchha kaun (h)

H  808.068  PAD-A

 Padma Rai

 Achchha kaun (h)

H  808.068  PRA-A

 Pradhan, Vidya

 Adiyal gaay (h)

H  808.068  RAC-M

 Rachna Bhola ‘Yamini’

 Mahabharat ki anmol kathayen (h)

H  808.068  RAN-D

 Rangchari, Devika

 Duniya rang birangi (h)

H  808.068  ROH-B


 Bachom ko anandit karnevali Grimm ki pari kadhayem (h)

H  808.068  ROH-B


 Birbal ke kisse (h)

H  808.068  ROH-N


 Naitik kadhayem ka akarshan (h)

H  808.068  ROH-P


 Prasamsaneey naitik kadhayem (h)

H  808.068  SHE-A


 Angreziat ke virodhi (h)

H  808.068  SHI-B

 Shivkumar, K

 Bhikhari Raja (h)

H  808.068  SHY-A

 Shyam Dhua

 Arab ki kathayem (h)

H  808.068  SHY-K

 Shyam Dua, Ed.

 Kathasaritsagar ki kahaniyam(h)

H  808.068  SHY-M

 Shyam Dua, Ed.

 Manovygnanik kahaniyam (h)

H  808.068  SHY-M

 Shyam Dua, Ed.

 Manovygnanik kahaniyam (h)

H  808.068  SIN-C

 Singh, Rangeen

 Chulbuli boondh (h)

H  808.068  SNA-M

 Sant Ram Vatsya

 Mahatma Budha (h)

H  808.068  THU-V

 Thuchia, Yukiyo

 Vafadaar hathi (h)

H  808.068  VIR-B

 Virendra  Sharma

 Bharat ki lok-kathayen

H  8H0  TAG-T.3

 Tagore, Rabindranath

 Tagore ki sampoorna kahaniyam: Bhag 2 (h)

R  423.1  ROG-R

 Kipfer, Barbara Ann, Ed

 Roget’s international thesaurus

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