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Manju A Life of Grit, Grace and Greatness

Author Name: Prachi Sharma | Format: Paperback | Genre : Young Adult Fiction | Other Details

Manju is a collection of 20 illustrated short stories, based on the fun yet meaningful events from the evocative life of Manju Sharma. Perfect for both- reading alone or in the group, these stories bring out the cultural beauty of rural India, and its all-encompassing values. These stories follow the life journey of Manju, giving a glimpse of life in various Indian states (Uttar Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Telangana) and abroad (USA). The moral of each story is encapsulated through couplets by Indian saints, introducing kids to the beauty of traditional poetry. Young children will discover the power of imagination, creativity, and kindness through these stories that span from the 20th to the 21st century. This delightful collection of simple and entertaining stories encourages kids to be compassionate, truthful, and humanitarian and to love nature and people alike. These short stories are based on the life of the author’s mother Manju Sharma, who played many roles in her life- a vivacious, caring young girl, playful sibling, benevolent friend, courageous wife, selfless mother, doting grandmother, diligent teacher, and above all, a lionhearted woman.  

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Prachi Sharma

Prachi Sharma, currently staying in the USA, harbors immense love for her country India and the harmonious and colorful culture that it represents. An avid reader, if not amid nature, she spends her time writing short stories for children and non-fiction pieces. Manju is her first collection of short stories.



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