LRSIA 2017 List of Selected Books


When there is not a drop of water in the village, the people find a badwa to ask the gods to send rain. And what does he tell them to do? Go home and paint! Learn more about the pithora style of Bhil art.

Find out how Anju, a schoolgirl realises why her favourite stream is getting dirtier and dirtier. Will she convince the villagers and factory owner to clean it up. This is an inspiring tale for young readers.

Mr Mor Khan goes to the jungle to cast for his forthcoming movie and all the birds are a-flutter. what do they do to bag a role?

A spirited little girl who inspite of being on a wheel chair does not get deterred from venturing out to look for a missing cat.

A little girl is called Clumsy, Slowcoach, Careless... But in her head, words become stories and stories, pictures. With a box of paints and a brush find out how she sweeps herself away from the names people call her.

This is a heartwarming story about special bond that a granddaughter shares with her grandfather.

When the lights go off, it is little Kanna who coolly leads everyone to safety. Light or no light, it makes no difference because he can't see anyway. A story that inverts the notion of ‘disability' — and even a chance to have some fun!

Ketaki lives with her “Aai” and “Grantie in a little apartment in ‘Chandrasadan’. But Grantie misses the old times, house, roads and neighbours. But the new building has new neighbours. Read on to find out what happens.

Tiger cub Sultan and his Ammi have a special friend they call Junglee Bina. Bina’s stunning photographs of Sultan's life in the Ranthambore forest tells the story of a warm relationship between a woman and the wild.

Written in verse this story is about a scared tiger who has wandered into a village. "Get him! Net him! Tie him tight!" the local villagers say. But once they capture him, the villagers make a surprising decision about what to do with him


The inspiring journey of Abdul Kalam from a small town to the Rashtrapati Bhavan

A close look at the trauma a stammerer faces in school and elsewhere.

An eloquent coming of age story about leaving home and the journey back.

From Near Threatened to Critically Endangered, which are some of these animals in India? Where are they? Why are they vanishing? And what can we do about it?

There is trouble on the Golden Isle where Nargisa, the Giving Flower, lives. The honey bees can no longer produce honey as before. Nargisa and her friend Titli’s exciting adventures take them in search of the River of Honey.

Set in a school for children who are differently-abled, this funny, fast-paced adventure will keep you guessing till the very end..

Encompassing the abundance of nature and all the lessons that life has to offer – such as the circle of life and the values of hope and perseverance.

It is cool to be just who you are.

The life of Verghese Kurien, the Milkman of India

An inspirational book about changing the world, one random act of kindness at at time.


Tara’s father takes the entire family on a most unusual vacation—tracking Royal Bengal tigers in the Himalayan foothills! When the ten-year-old gadget geek stumbles upon an international tiger-poaching racket, she discovers that the real world is far more exciting than her virtual one.

An exciting adventure set in the untamed islands of the Andamans

Carbon Footprint: reducing it for a better tomorrow takes an in-depth and critical look at our day-to-day activities and offers solutions to reduce our carbon footprint.

The Dodo has become the single most precious creature on the planet and it must be rescued immediately. Without delay, The Animal Intelligence Agency agents are assigned to this urgent mission.

Must read for all teenagers and their parents

This is a collection of gritty stories of courage, hope and love; Stories that are not only for you, but about you.

This book by Dr. A.P.J. Kalam is a colletion of his thoughts to inspire the youth to make them nation builders.

Join Vikram and Aditya on their strangest adventure yet on an island off Mumbai where a fort stands guarded by cannons.

Delightful, quirky, mundane, traditional stories about schools.

Wilderness and wildlife are not just confined to the forests; there is a whole lot of wild in our own backyards! Let’s find out in this backyard-jungle book.