INSPIRING ACHIEVERS COMBO
DESCRIPTION: A set of 4 inspiring books from Pratham for older children, that celebrate achievers from various backgrounds, and their achievements.
AGE GUIDANCE: 6-9 years
1. ANNA'S EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIMENTS WITH WEATHER: Anna Mani was an Indian scientist who loved to read about the world around her. Peek into her eighth birthday party and follow her through her extraordinary scientific adventures.
2. CRACKING THE CODE: What do 19th Century English mathematician Ada Lovelace, new-age fashion designer Anouk Wipprecht, and the current Digital Minister of Taiwan Audrey Tang have in common. They have all impacted the way we look at computers and coding. This book introduces some inspiring women from the world of technology, from across a century.
3. SIR M. VISVESVARAYA: THE BUILDER OF DAMS, BRIDGES AND A NATION: As a child, Vishwa walked a long way to get to school. As a college student, he tutored two children to make ends meet. And as an engineer, he built dams, bridges and institutions, and the foundation for a modern India. Read this book to know how Sir M. Visvesvarya observed the world around him, learnt from it, made bold decisions and never shied away from had work.
4. SUDIPTA SENGUPTA: THE ROCK READER: Sudipta loves climbing mountains, and she can read rocks like books. As the first Indian female geologist in Antarctica, she scales the Schirmacher Hills to find out what stories the rocks have to tell.