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Readers’ Club Annual Activity Plan 2016-’17

Readers’ Club: Annual Activity Plan 2016-’17

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‘Meet the Author’ with Khyrunnisa A.

Ms Khyrunnisa A., Children’s Writer and Columnist interacted with the Readers’ Club members of KV Pattom during the ‘Meet the Author’ session organized in the Library on 21 January 2016.

Ms Khyrunnisa distributed prizes to the winners of various competitions. She also inaugurated a Two Day Book Fair organized in collaboration with M/s Scholastic Intl and TBS Publishers.

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‘Meet the Author’ with Khyrunnisa A. on 21 January 2016

Smt Khyrunnisa A., well known children’s writer and columnist will interact with the students of KV Pattom on 21 January 2016 at 7.00 am under the ‘Meet the Author’ series organized by the Library.

Smt. Khyrunnisa will inaugurate a two day book fair organized in the campus in collaboration with M/s Scholastic Intl and TBS Books, Trivandrum. She will also present certificates and prizes to winners of various literary competitions.

Khyrunnisa A with Works

Khyrunnisa A., prize-winning author of children’s fiction, loves reading, writing, arithmetic and children. She created the popular comic character Butterfingers for the children’s magazine, Tinkle and her Butterfingers stories appear in that magazine. The Butterfingers series of books, published by Penguin (Puffin), began in 2010 withHowzzat Butterfingers!, her first children’s novel. It was followed byGoal, Butterfingers! in 2012 and Clean Bowled, Butterfingers! in 2015. A book of her short stories, Lost in Ooty and Other Adventure Stories, was published by Unisun Publications in 2010.

Her stories appear in Tinkle, Dimdima and other children’s magazines and she freelances for other publications too. Some of her stories, for children and for adults, have been published in various anthologies by Penguin(Puffin), Children’s Book Trust and Unisun Publications.

She worked as Associate Professor of English at All Saints’ College, Trivandrum, and is now a full-time writer.

To know more, visit the author website: http://www.khyrunnisa.com/

Courtesy: http://www.khyrunnisa.com/

 

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Readers’ Club Annual Activity Plan 2015-’16

Download the KV Pattom Reader’s Club Annual Activity Plan 2015-16

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Readers’ Club 2015-‘16: Office Bearers

President: Ms Chandana Hari, XI A

Secretary: Sruthi C., X D

Joint Secretary: Aravind Krishnan, IX C

 

Class Representatives

Class XI: Sruthi, XI C

Class X: Abhikrishna, X D

Class IX: Devika, IX D

Class VIII: Gayathri, VIII D

Class VII: Aishwarya, VII A

Class VI: Deepanwita, VI A

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World Book Day 2014: Jaishree Misra to interact with students at the ‘Meet the Author’ session

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Jaishree Misra, well known author of seven best selling novels, the Ancient Promises, Rani, Afterwards, Secrets and Lies, Secrets and Sins, Scandalous secret, and Accidents like Love and Marriage, will interact with students of Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) Pattom, on April 22 at 10.00 am at the ‘Meet the Author’ session, organized in connection with the World Book and Copyright Day 2014 and the Schools’ Golden jubilee Celebration.

Ms Misra will also open the 3 Day Golden Jubilee Children’s Book Fair, jointly organized in collaboration with M/s Scholastic India Inc.,. The Book Fair will end on April 24, 2014.

The formal inauguration of the activities of Readers’ Club will also be held at the function.

Image courtesy: Saurabh Dua

Know more about Jaishree Misra

Author website

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Jaishree Misra is an Indian author whose debut novel Ancient Promises was published and sold worldwide by Penguin UK and became a major bestseller in India. Subsequent books include Accidents Like Love and Marriage, Afterwards and The Little Book of Romance.

A historical novel based on the life of Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi was published by Penguin in December 2007 and banned soon after by the Uttar Pradesh state government in India.

In 2009, Misra signed a three-book deal with Avon, the commercial fiction imprint of Harper Collins UK. The first of these books, called Secrets and Lies, was published in June 2009 while the next in the series, Secrets and Sins was released in July 2010. Secrets and Lies appeared on the Heatseekers list in Britain’s Bookseller magazine’s best-seller lists in the summer of 2009. The third book, A Scandalous Secret, was released in May 2011, at the Hay-on-Wye festival.

Jaishree Misra has an MA in English Literature from Kerala University and two post-graduate diplomas from the University of London, the first in Special Education and the second in Broadcast Journalism. She was awarded a scholarship by the Charles Wallace for India Trust in order to complete her course in Special Education.

Misra worked for several years in the Child Care Department of Social Services in Buckinghamshire and, more recently, as a film classifier at the British Board of Film Classification in London, England. She resigned at the end of 2009 after a seven year stint when she went to live in New Delhi, India, where she helped to start up a residential project for adults with learning disabilities. Currently, she lives with her family in Trivandrum, Kerala.

Jaishree is a regular on the literary festival circuit, having taken part in the Jaipur Literature Festival, the Daily Telegraph Hay-on-Wye Festival, the The Week Hay Festival in Kerala, the Kovalam Literature Festival, Words on Water in Johannesburg, South Africa and the Odisha literary festival in Bhubaneswar. She has also held events at the Frankfurt Book Fair and the Sharjah International Book Festival and been part of a panel discussion at the London Book Fair. She was invited by the Arts House in Singapore to conduct creative writing workshops for adults and schoolchildren. She recently inaugurated the Keraleeya Samajam Book Fair in Manama, Bahrain, and led the pledge for International Women’s Day at Technopark, Trivandrum.

Jaishree Misra is the great-niece of the late Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai, famous Malayalam writer and Jnanpith awardee.

Courtesy: Wikipedia

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Book Review Writing Contest: Winners

S. No. Position Name, Class & Division
1 I Nandana A. S., X D
2 II Rakshanya Sekar, X A
3 III Aathira Menon, X A
4 III Aravind S. Krishnan, IX B

Held on 3 Sept. 2013

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Harry Potter Birthday Celebrations 2013: Competitions

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"I don’t go looking for trouble. Trouble usually finds me."

HARRY POTTER BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS @ KV PATTOM

Organized by

The Library & Readers’ Club

27- 30 August 2013

Date

Competition

Time & Venue

27th August 2013

Harry Potter Quiz

5th Period , Library

29th August 2013

Bookmark Designing

(Theme: Harry visits India)

5th Period , Library

30th August 2013

My Favourite HP dialogue

and its impact on my Life

5th Period , Library

30th August 2013

My Least Favourite

HP Character & Why ?

5th Period , Library

For More details, visit the Library.

(I/C, Reader’s Club)

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Spot Poetry Writing Competition

S. No. Group Position Name, Class & Division
1 IX-XI I Rakshanya Sekar, X A
2   II Tanya Mathur, X D
3   III Nila Nair, IX C
4   III Ayisha Salim, X D
5 VI-VIII I Sneha Ravindran, VII D
6   II Gouri G. L., VII D
7   III Lakshmi R. J., VIII C

Held in connection with World Book and Copyright Day, April 2013

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Khyrunnisa delighted ‘Butterfingers’ at KV Pattom

The avid readers of Butterfinger stories had their moments of delight at Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom on 14 February 2013 when the popular author of two well received children’s fiction books, Howzzat Butterfingers! and Goal Butterfingers!, Ms Khyrunnisa A., became the chief guest in the “Meet the Author” programme organized by the Readers’ Club.

Ms Khyrunnisa, in her address, urged children to read more to become great achievers in their life. She spoke about the impact of reading on deep learning and ask youngsters to reduce the time spend on gadgets which will decrease their physical activity and mental development.  She also talked about her favourite books and authors.

Students enjoyed the extracts Ms Khyrunnisa read out from her books. She told them the storyline and the incidents which lead her to write them. In the question-answer session, she detailed about her transformation to a full time writer from an occasional story teller on children’s magazines.

Ms Khyrunnisa presented prizes to the winners of competitions held in the Library.

Mrs B.S. Valsala Nair welcomed the gathering and introduced the author. Ms Rekha Rajan presented a memento to Ms Khyrunnisa where as Mr S.L.Faisal, Librarian (Shift-I) delivered the vote of thanks.

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Welcome: Smt B.S.Valsala Nair, Principal, KV Pattom

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Ms Khyrunnisa addressing the students

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Ms Khyrunnisa reading extracts from her Books.

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A question for you Mam.

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Prizes for competition winners !

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Ms Rekha Rajan, PGT (Eco) handing over a memento to Ms Khyrunnisa

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Vote of thanks: S.L.Faisal, Librarian, KV Pattom (Shift-I)

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S. L. FAISAL
Librarian
Kendriya Vidyalaya (Shift-I)
Pattom
Thiruvananthapuram-695 004
Kerala India

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