Ju's Story

For Ju, old is gold. Her mother brings her hand-me-downs from the homes in which she works and Ju welcomes them like new friends.She especially loves the well-used textbooks and the treasures sometimes hidden among their pages: pressed flowers, poems, even a dead butterfly...Then one day Ju discovers a sealed envelope in the maths book. It has a stamp but no address.
Ju’s Story is part of ‘Different Tales’, a project undertaken by Anveshi Research Centre for Women’s Studies, Hyderabad, to present stories about life-worlds seldom reflected in children’s books. In the hands of a sensitive writer like Paul Zacharia, the story of a simple discovery that Ju makes becomes a moving experience. Asma Menon’s strong, painterly illustrations suggest a sense of empowerment.

Age: 8+
Book details:
24 pages, 10.5" x 8.5", full color, soft cover
Available in: English

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  • Item #: 978-81-8146-736-2

Ju's Story

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