Mystery of the Black Pyramid- Read story with Sara #SaraReads
Hey people, Sara here. Ready for a roller coaster ride into fictional history with 10 year old Logesh from Chennai? Belt up, you will be speeding through 20 years in this story.
Logesh is a student of GGN International school, Chennai.
A healthy body, a healthy mind- Read Essay with Sara #SaraReads
Hey everyone. Sara here, your best friend! Today on Aug 12 is International Day of the Youth to celebrate and mainstream young people’s voices. I love to do that every single day by publishing meaningful writings of young minds. Here is one such, from 8 year old Aayush Bhattacharjee of Orchids International School, Bangalore – an essay to persuade us to work towards a healthy body and a healthy mind.
Corona Warriors of Gujarat-Read Essay with Sara #SaraReads
Hi everyone, Sara here! Read this well-rounded essay by 9 year old Ahaan Munind Shah of the true heroes of our times, the Corona Warriors.
The Day Krishna Knocked On My Door- Read Story With Sara #SaraReads #Janmashtmi
Happy Janmashtmi, Sara here! Looking for a cute story to start your day? Here is Krishna knocking on the doors of 6 year old Mayuri Sriram from Bangalore. What happens next? Read on.
Good friends make each other happy- Read Story with Sara
Hey hey, everybody. Your best friend Sara here. Have a loved one who is unhappy? Just give them a warm hug and drag them for a dance, just how 5 year old Krishay Gupta from Kolkata describes !
Candle Ghost and Krishna: Read story with Sara
Hey everyone, Sara here. Janmashtmi is around the corner and the air is full of stories of Krishna and his extraordinary feats. Here is an original, imaginary spooky tale from 7 year old Devam Agarwal from Bhilwara- a Krishna escapade
The day I got invited to a unicorn party: Read story with Sara
Hey good people, Sara here! Weekend is here and it is time to imagine a party. What better theme than a unicorn party. Read through this very creative story by 8 year old Vachi Aggarwal from Jaipur
The Drama of One Rainy Day- Read Story With Sara
Hey everyone, Sara here! With the monsoons in full swing, dont we all marvel at the beautiful changes in weather. 12 year old Krishna Jadeja from Ahmedabad, goes many steps ahead and introspects about the storm we all carry inside.
Read with Sara: Story- Now is the time for some magic
Allo Allo, Sara here! I love magic lamp stories as any other child, and today 8 year old M. Shanmugapriya from Chennai left me amazed with her choice of wishes! A pencil that can do our homework without making any mistakes? You go girl!
Read with Sara: Story- No, I am not doing my homework
Hello good people, Sara here. Need a good laugh to shake you up through the mid- week drudgery? Here is an amusing story by 9 year old Joann Soares from Ahmedabad
Read with Sara: Essay- How I miss camping! #Rakhi special
Hey friends, Sara here. Still running high on sibling love, as I read this beautiful essay by 8 year old Aadya from Kolkata who cant wait to create many happy memories with her family, including her little sister.
THE LOST SHOES- Read Story with Sara #Rakhi special
Happy Rakhi people, your best friend Sara here. 10 year old Madhurima from Trichy shares this simple yet touching tale of what siblings dont do for each other and what they lovingly do.
A sibling duo Vs an alien monster- Read story with Sara #Rakhi special
Hey your best friend Sara here with a Rakhi special story of the adventures of 2 siblings. A universal realization for all siblings- we argue and fight, but we make a good team!
Read with Sara: Poem- My mother is sweet as sweet lime
Sara here folks! Here is a warm and sweet poem by 12 year old Parnika Jain from Jaipur.
Read with Sara: Essay-I, my sister and the magical recipe for Corona’s cure
Hola amigos, Sara here! Here is such an imaginative essay by 8 year old Adhithi Sivakumar from Chennai, that I will never take cooking lightly again. Come on master chefs, cook us a recipe we will never forget. Read on to know what it could be.
Read with Sara: Poem- Questions I really have to ask!
How are we doing today folks? Your friend Sara here! 5 year old Aagam Jain from Kolkata has so many brilliant questions to ask. How many of us know all the answers? I certainly will be tuned in for the answers too.
Read with Sara: Essay- When my big school comes home
Hey there friends, Sara here. It has been a while since we all started adjusting to our new normal. In this lovely piece, 9 year old Prisha Moitra from Kolkata shares with us her thoughts and feelings on how the transition for students has been.
Poem- Get ready, it’s the monsoon! Read with Sara
Hey there, your best friend Sara here. While a lot may have changed in the last few months, the excitement that monsoons bring in, stays the same! Join 12 year old Shreeya Sawhney from Delhi as she finds a reason for us to rejoice!
Read with Sara: Story- Franky, the ant carries on with life
Hi there everyone, your best friend Sara here. Can a 7 year old’s story teach us anything important about life? Absolutely! Here is Upamanyu Bhattacharya from Kolkata with a simple story, but an important life lesson- We must carry on.
Read with Sara: A race to secure India’s top secret document
Hello lovely people, your best friend Sara here! Ready to fall off your chair in excitement? Here is 11 year old Dheryaa Mehta from Surat with a thrilling adventure that will shake you off any mid week inertia.
Read with Sara: Poem- Jam and toast, by the sea coast!
Hi there folks, your friend Sara here! And I am really thankful to 12 year old Sahana Shriram from Bangalore for her brilliant poem that sketches this dream like visual for us, of jam and toast by the sea coast! Cant think of anything else I would want more right now.
Read with Sara: Autobiography of a Swimming Pool
Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here! Ever wondered what life as a swimming pool would be.
8 year old Shivpriya Bhargava from Gurgaon did and penned down this very creative piece for us to read. After reading it I wonder, what would the swimming pool be thinking now that no one can get in it.
Read with Sara: Story-Suzy and the chatty Mangoes
Hi there everyone! Your friend Sara here. This story by 6 year old Reeva Gajjar from Ahmedabad HAS to be the most creative piece you have read in recent times. A crow in the house, lightning striking and chatty mangoes, her imagination stops at nothing!
Read with Sara: Poem- Hello Tomato, Hello Brinjal!
Hi there friends, Sara here. Here is a creative poem by 8 year old Ruhan Madaan from Delhi, dedicated to two unsuspecting veggies- Tomato and Brinjal. I loved the yummy theme, what about you?
Read with Sara: Story-Morro, the alien
Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here. Aliens may or may not be visiting our planet, but they are certainly visiting every child’s imagination. Here is a lovely story by 8 year old Y. Jeyan from Hyderabad, talking about how people from different planets can help each other. Then why cant we help those who co-inhabit the earth with us!
Read with Sara: Poem- If I were a superhero
Hey there, your best friend Sara is back. Today 12 year old Merushri Jasani shares her to-do list of what she would do if she were a superhero. I must say she would make a very busy super hero. What does your list look like?
Read with Sara: Essay- Thank you, Ma
Hello there people, your best friend Sara here. Monday are hard to get through and what we need is a little extra dose of Mum’s love. Here is 11 year old Aashna Agarwal from Kolkata, telling us to also give back a little bit of that love.
Read with Sara: Story- Cousins light up our holidays
Hey everyone, your friend Sara here! I know Cousins Day is over, but the love we feel for cousins is not. Here is a simple yet very relatable description by 9 year old Pragathi from Coimbatore, of what holidays are like when spent with our favourite cousins!
Read with Sara: Essay-An eventful Dodgeball final!
Hi there folks, Sara here! What is sports without some adrenaline rush?! Here is an essay on a much awaited game of dodge ball by 9 year old Sanvi from Mumbai. Can you feel her excitement.
Read with Sara: Story- The Secret Bunker
Hey friends, Sara here! Ready for some thrill before this week comes to an end? Here is a wonderfully written story by Aarya from Kolkata which will made me feel I am there with him through all the action! Tell me how you felt.
Read with Sara: Essay- How I spend my lockdown evenings
Hey everyone, your friend Sara here. How do you spend your lockdown evernings? 8 year old Samaira from Kolkata does so, in the company of flowers on her balcony.
Read with Sara: Story- East or West, Cousins are the best!
Hey there everyone, Sara here. We have had amazing write ups on cousins flow in to us from across the world this month. And today, on Cousins Day, this story by 13 year old Riddhima from Ahmedabad is perfect for the occasion. Tell me what you think!
Read with Sara: Poem- Cousin, A bond that is forever #Cousins Day
Happy Cousin’s Day everyone, your best friend Sara here. Today 13 year old Taneesha from Singapore lets her cousin know how special is their bond. Lets all follow suit and make that phone call to our own favourite cousin! Tell me how it goes.
Read with Sara: Poem-What a girl can do!
Hey your friend Sara here! Tomorrow, 24th July is Amelia Earhart’s bday. For me, she is the poster child of ‘what a girl can achieve.’ I bring to you this lovely poem by 14 year old Ruja from Anand which blends in beautifully with that feeling.
Read with Sara:Story-Wait, this doesnt feel like a curse!
Hey, Sara here. And I bring to you a perfect cliffhanger, this exciting story by 10 year old Batul from Surat. Go ahead and read it. Tell me what you think!
Read with Sara: Essay- A day I will always remember
Hey everyone, Sara here. Here is a soothing essay by 9 year old Sanvi from Kolkata, of a balmy day at the sea that she will never forget. After having read all that she experienced, I agree – It surely sounds like a day to remember.
Read with Sara: Poem- I am a Princess, who likes to cycle!
Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here! 9 year old Riya from Ahmedabad writes about a princess who loves sport and likes to cycle. Now thats the kind of princess I like! What about you?
Read with Sara: Indian mermaids on a mission!
Hey everyone, Sara here. Today, I am excited to bring to you this cute yet meaningful story by 8 year old Advitha from Shimoga. Indian mermaid Shreya and friends, are not just having fun. They are on a mission to keep the sea clean!
Read with Sara: Essay- Keep the beaches clean
Hi there, your best friend Sara here. Here is an essay by 11 year old Adwaith from Chennai about leaving the beach, just like how we would like to see them when we arrive. I have totally relished this description of a beach holiday, as close as we can get to one now! What about you?
Read with Sara: Story- Going or Not?
Hello folks. Your friend Sara here! Here is an exciting story from 11 year old Bhavya from Belmont, California. Will she or wont she make that trip to her cousins? She has got us all rooting for her! Read this wonderfully engaging story.
Read with Sara: Poem- The scam of exams!
Hey friends, Sara here. Here is an amusing poem by 16 year old Urja from Ahmedabad about her.. ahem.. feelings for exams. Convinced that there is NO high scoring subject, she has concluded that exams are scams! What do you have to say.
Read with Sara: Story- Three brave girls and their love for adventure
Hey friends, Sara here. I love this story of the adventures of three girls, by 8 year old Yaazhini from Chennai. They are brave, have enough snack supply, are very polite in taking favours and best of all- dont forget to pick flowers for their mom even in the middle of an adventure! I hope they take me along next time!
Read with Sara: Essay- My Super Dad
Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here. I agree with 10 year old Dhriti from Chennai, when she says we need to celebrate our special dads through the year and not just on Fathers Day. Read this endearing essay and hopefully all dads will share the workload of parenting as beautifully as Dhriti’s dad.
Read with Sara: Poem- Break the chain, and travel again!
Hi there, your friend Sara here! Months into the lockdown and so many of us are itching to hop on to a train or a flight and take that dream holiday!! Is it possible? It is, says 13 year old Jatin from Surat in this lovely poem, only if we follow social distancing and ‘break the chain’ of the virus spread.
Read with Sara: Story- Loli’s Ice Cream
Hey everyone, Sara here! How many ice creams have you downed today, on Ice Cream day. I am certainly working toward my personal best 🙂 And this story by 7 year old Anvi from Delhi certainly oozes a love for ice cream Enjoy!
Read with Sara: From a drop, to a delight! #IceCreamDay
Happy Ice Cream Day everyone, Sara here! Yes, there is such a thing as Ice Cream Day! Havnt I given you the perfect excuse to treat yourself to one. And while you are at it, dont miss reading this yummy essay by 10 year old Ananya from Kochi on how a milk drop transforms into a delightul ice cream!
Read with Sara: Poem-Dear Mr. Glasses
Hello people, how is the weekend coming along. Sara here and I am back with the cutest poem anyone would have ever written to Mr. Glasses. Yes, you read it right! What would you say to a pair of glasses? Ask 9 year old Gabriel Fernandes from Ahmedabad.
Read with Sara: Story- The Adventures of Little Rabbit
Hello friends, Sara here! Here is a simple yet important tale from 9 year old Rakshit from Chennai that tells us to move on from our setbacks and discover life as new every day. We will finally find happiness.
#SaraReads: Poem- Those golden classic tunes!
Hello lovely people, Sara here. We have read a lot of beautiful stories by kids of how they love music. But here is 13 year old Akshita, writing on behalf of an adult about the magic music breathes in, even as we age. Check it out.
Read with Sara: Essay- All things around us are smelly!
Hello good people, Sara here. Today, I am excited to to celebrate a little essayist today, Aadi Jain from Kolkata, all of 5 years! Who said only grown ups can write an essay. Check out this delightful one from Aadi.
#SaraReads: Poem- Do you fit in? #WorldJusticeDay
Hey, your best friend Sara here. Here is a brilliant poem by 16 year old Ishita from Jaipur, asking loud and clear to those bully and name call, are you wanted by this society? A perfect read for #WorldJusticeDay
#SaraReads: Story- Everyone should be treated justly #WorldJusticeDay
Hey everyone, Sara here. Today in honour of World Justice Day, I bring to you this inspiring story by 10 year old Aaiza from Bareilly. Yes, big ideas like justice and equality can be executed by little ones too!
Essay: What if we have been altered for good?
Hello folks, your best friend Sara here. What a creative but chilling write-up from 13 year old Mahiraa from Rohini on what life would be like when the virus is gone. We all cant wait for it now, but what if we are altered for good? What if this life in lockdown becomes our preferred state? Tell me what you think.
#SaraReads: Story- “Thank you for saving us,” says NASA
Sara here, folks! Here is an action packed thriller from 13 year old Dhwani from Surat. Who does she end up rescuing? None other than NASA. Enjoy.
#SaraReads: Poem- My selfie-loving mom and cherished memories
Hey there people, your best friend Sara this side. Here is a heart warming poem written by 13 year old Diya from Kolkata, for her mom. How beautifully she reflects on every little thing that reminds her of her mother! Just like it does for all of us.
#SaraReads: Essay- Cousins are family, but also your closest friends
Hi there friends, Sara here. Here is such a warm, loving essay by 15 year old Ninaad from Germany on the value of cousins- that perfect mix of family and friend. I certainly miss some of my favourite cousins after reading this.
#SaraReads: Essay- Learning has not stopped. Thank you, online classes.
Sara here, everyone! From being skeptical about it to exploring its advantages, online classes have taken up our time, effort and thoughts. 6 year old Arham from Kolkata shares his brilliant well rounded take on online classes. What do you think? Share with me at firstname.lastname@example.org
#SaraReads: Essay- Do aliens exist?
Hey, Sara here! Here is a very pragmatic take on Extra Terrestrial (ET) by 14 year old Avinav from Vadodara. While it is our favourite topic for fictional writing, I love his scientific approach to segregates facts from folklore.
#SaraReads: Essay-Why doesn’t god get chocolate?
Hey everyone, Sara here. This has to be the most interesting question anyone has asked me recently- Why God gets no chocolate? Cheela for breakfast, rice for lunch and roti for dinner..what a boring life.11 year old Varnika from Delhi wants to change that..read this story to know how.
#SaraReads Essay-If I could be someone for a day, I would be the Head of Gucci!
How is the weekend coming along people, Sara here! Here is another great piece for the day dreamers in us. Who do you think you would want to be for a day, if you were given the choice. 11 year old Krisha from Mumbai wants to lead the bright and shiny life of a fashion company’s head.
#SaraReads #LifeAfterLockdown Poem- When the lamp-post used to be happy
Hi there, your best friend Sara is back with an endearing poem from 8 year old Naishaa Bansal from Mumbai. Ah, the time when roads would be buzzing and lamp posts lit up for a reason!
#SaraReads: Story- Four sisters and the Oompa Loompa
Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here. Here is a beautiful fairytale shared by 6 year old Hiba from Little Readers Nook Mysore. We can achieve so much more when we stick together, yeah, even get the Oompa Loompa to help us!
#SaraReads: Stories- Me, my Granny and a Genie
Hey, Sara here. Yes, magic lamp stories have an old theme, but kids today have different ideas for the wishes they would like to make. Check out this wonderfully descriptive story with a twist in the end, by 10 year old Ritika from Chennai.
#SaraReads: Essay- ‘Mango Mania,’ the sweetest love story
Hello folks, your best friend Sara here. Here is a delicious essay by 16 year old Ananya from Ahmedabad, dripping with love for our beloved Mangoes!
#SaraReads: Essay : Why virtual school has given us the much needed laughs
Sara here, everyone. We all need a couple of good laughs right? And what better medium than the all- pervasive online classes now? 9 year old Tashu from Surat shares some here. Read on.
#SaraReads: Essay- A tree from Syria, speaks up
Hey everyone, Sara here. While so many of us our struggling with COVID and its ongoing attack, some parts of the world have been seeing war of a different kind. Here is a haunting account of what a tree in Syria has to say, by 11 year old Anoushka Poddar.
#SaraReads: Story-How Killshot and Juggernaut finally caught Prarun
Hey everyone, Sara here. Care for some action to see you through a dull Tuesday? Try this exciting adventure with a nail biting finish from 8 year old Akshaj Sanwal from Noida
#SaraReads: Essay- A day in my life as Dhoni
Happy Dhoni’s bday to all! What, it is not a celebrated holiday? Well it should be. And guess who else is in awe of this stunning sportsperson. 11 year old Arav from Bangalore. Read his wonderful take on what life as Dhoni would seem like.
#SaraReads: Poem-Life Without Music
Hey everyone, Sara here. A favourite song, a constant hum, an uninhibited bathroom singing… Can you imagine what life would be, without our beautiful companion, music? 11 year old Jiya from Surat just cant. Read this passionate poem.
#SaraReads: Essay-Nature can talk, can you hear it?
Hello folks, Sara here. We often hear, “If you listen closely, you can hear nature talk.” Ever thought if that were literally true? 10 year old Kanishka from Chennai did and wrote this lovely story. What do you think nature would have to say to you?
#SaraReads: Story- Hello Aliens, help us with Corona please?
Howdy, Sara here! Clearly we humans are struggling with Corona. Why not take help from aliens instead, thought 9 year old Aradhya from Gurgaon. Read on to know what happens next!
#SaraReads: Poem- Let Corona be offended, I dont care about it
Hey everyone, Sara here. How is the Sunday coming along? Want to join 10 year old Enyah from Chennai as she amusingly writes down about all she would do, once the lockdown is lifted? I surely will.
#SaraReads: Essay- If I could choose to be anyone for a day..
Hey, Sara here! How is the weekend coming along? Here is an amusing account of what life as the CEO of a fast food company would be, by 13 year old Arzoo Khullar from Gurgaon. I am sure you would enjoy it. And who would you be for a day , if you had the choice?
#SaraReads: Story-The Lethal Expedition To The Devil’s Triangle
Hey everyone, Sara here! Been a slow week? Here is a thriller story which will keep you at the edge of the seat, by 11 year old Harsh from Bangalore.
#SaraReads #IForgotDay Special: Story- I forgot. Almost!
Hey everyone! Did you know today is “I Forgot…” Day, a fun holiday in some parts of the world. And of course, we have some brilliant stories on this interesting theme. Like this beautifully crafted story by 12 year old Smrithi from Bangalore. Can you think of something you forgot?
#SaraReads: Story- An Alien Encounter
Yo! Sara here, folks. How are you celebrating World UFO day? You are not? Then here is the perfect story by 8 year old Vihaan from Bangalore, to get your imagination flowing. Read on and tell me what you think an alien would look like.
#SaraReads: Story-An unplanned journey to the palace of Jojo
Hi friends, Sara here. 11 year old Kush from Kolkata sends in this fantasy tale of a book and a palace. Brace yourself for a thriller.
#SaraReads: Essay-Cristiano Ronaldo – The G.O.A.T(Greatest of all time)
Hey everyone. Sara here. I can totally relate with the awe and passion 13 year old Mridul from Chennai exudes, for his favourite sports person. What has been your fan moment? Read on.
#SaraReads: Essay- Lets keep our planet clean and healthy
Hey friends, Sara here. Through the lockdown we have read so much about how nature has benefited as humans have stayed locked in. 13 year old Poorvi from Chennai wants us to make a resolve to not revert to our old practices, once normalcy resumes. Read on.
#SaraReads: Story- Mystery of the missing bday candies
Hey everyone, Sara here! A true detective never misses a mystery. Check out how 7 year old Kiaan from Delhi helped a friend, in the case of the missing bday candies
My New Best Friend- Read story with Sara #SaraReads #WorldMusicDay
Hey everyone, Sara here. While we celebrated World Music Day a few days back, our love for music is far from over. 10 year old Madhurima from Trichy shares this beautiful story of her new best friend.
#SaraReads #OlympicDay: Story-The Struggles That I Overcame
Hey, Sara here! Today on Olympic Day, I am so excited to share these brilliant stories from kids. Here is a beautiful story by 9 year old Pooja from Chennai with a key message for all of us- Sports is a great leveller and only your talent can help you beat the odds.
#SaraReads #OlympicDay: Essay-Why Serena is my inspiration
Hey! Sara here again. Not only do sports help us stay fit and entertained, many of us observe the players and start looking up to them as our role models. 13 year old Nethra from Chennai, herself a state-level lawn tennis player shares this inspiring essay of how she wants to follow in Serena William’s footsteps
#SaraReads #OlympicDay: Poem- Olympic
Happy Olympic Day everyone! Your sports-loving friend Sara here, with this lovely poem by 9 year old Jasmine, herself a state level badminton champion. How we miss playing and watching sport! Thanks for transporting us to the energy of a full stadium, even if only in a poem.
#SaraReads #WorldMusicDaySpecial: Poem- Life and Music
Hey everyone, Sara here. I still have my favourite songs in my head, on the back of have World Music Day on 21st Jun. 12 year old Yug from Surar joins me by sharing this poem about how life is with and without music
#SaraReads #YogaDaySpecial: Story- Magic called Yoga
Daddy- Read Poem with Sara #SaraReads #FathersDaySpecial
Happy Father’s Day. We are celebrating by sharing all the wonderful wishes from kids to their dads. Here is one from 8 year old Nirav from Kolkata.
#SaraReads #WorldMusicDay: Story- Finding My Voice
Hey everyone, Sara here! This absolutely stunning story by 12 year old Thara from Chennai, is the perfect way to usher in the World Music Day tomorrow on 21st Jun. Read on for some great writing, extraordinary creativity and a very key takeaway- Music can be our best friend.
#SaraReads: Essay- Quest for home, away from home #WorldRefugeeDay
Hello everyone. Your best friend Sara here. On World Refugee Day, I bring to you this very thoughtful essay by 12 year old Rehan from Kolkata. At the end of the day, we all just want to be home, right?
But unfortunately, that is not an option for some. Lets understand and honour their courage.
#SaraReads: Essay- The joys of growing a garden
Hello folks. Sara here and I am back, this time with an endearing essay by 8 year old Agneesh from Kolkata about growing a garden. Making air cleaner, surroundings prettier and time with loved ones tending to the garden. Are we helping plants or they are helping us?
#SaraReads: Essay- An ocean of emotions in a teenager
Hello people, your best friend Sara here. I am amazed at how well balanced is this essay on the storm teenagers carry within, by Gargi from Kolkata. All of 13 years old and yet so objective and earnest in her tone.
#SaraReads: Story- The Aquamarine Realm
Sara here, everyone. Dragging yourself through a slow Monday? Here is a an interesting and thrilling story by 12 year old Sahana from Chennai.A perfect package of bravery, humour, wit and emotion. Check it out for yourself.
#SaraReads: Story- The Avengers and the Evil Thieves
Hello everyone, Sara here! Hope the weekend is coming along well. I am here with an action packed story by 8 year old Aryan from Bangalore. Thought Avengers movies are too interesting? Give this story a try!
#SaraReads: Essay-Wake up, Grow up!
Hello everyone, Sara here. Today’s essay by 12 year old Vidya from Kolkata is extra special because it talks about something even grown ups need courage to discuss openly- Periods. I am so happy that she chose to share this excellent piece with me.
#SaraReads: Story- An imaginary day in the life of a dictator
Sara here, everyone. Weekend round the corner means its time for some fun! Have you imagined what life would be like as someone else? 13 year old Utsang from Mumbai got me grinning as he imagines what a day in the life of a dictator would be like! Tell me who would be your choice.
#SaraReads: Poem- Are we living like our ancestors?
Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here. Do we have anything in common with our ancestor’s lifestyle in these times? What a great question to ask and answer, by Arav from Kolkata.
#SaraReads: Essay-Meaningfulness Is Overrated
Hey, Sara here everyone! 16 year old Esha from Colorado, USA is a thinker, philosopher, writer in the making at a very young age, asking all of us to pause in the rush of daily lives and ask ourselves one question – what is the meaning of our lives, after all?
#SaraReads: Essay- Racism is not only an American Problem
Hi everyone! Sara here, your best friend. Very often we as kids, are asked to not talk about important and serious world issues but I am here to change that. It is extremely important for young voices to understand, process and communicate the reality of the world they are inheriting. 15 year old Shivam from Kolkata does all of that, as he writes in about the recent protests in America and why there is a lesson for all of us.
#SaraReads: Poem- What the world would be, if decided by me!
Hey everyone. Sara here! This month is special for nature, with World Environment Day and Ocean Day. This poem by 10 year old Aniruddh from Bhilwara(Rajasthan) is just perfect for that theme, as he makes us think about what the world would be, if we get to redo it.
#SaraReads: Story- A Great Ocean Rescue Adventure
Hey everyone, your ‘well-equipped-with-stories’ friend, Sara here! On World Ocean Day, I could find nothing better suited than a story about a mermaid drinking cucumber soup, a message on keeping the oceans clean and some very real suspense on finding the ocean treasure.
Read this creative story by 6 year old Ira from Munich, Germany.
Things I’ll Never Do- Read Poem with Sara #SaraReads
Hey everyone, Sara here! This cute little poem by 8 year old Nirav from Kolkata is the best thing to start your day. How about you make a list of things you will never do, as well? I am on it.
#SaraReads: Story- The girl who could not stop smiling
Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here! We have all been told at times to smile more and not be grumpy. But have you ever heard of someone who was pulled up for smiling a lot? Read this creative story by 8 year old Mira from Bangalore to find out
#SaraReads: Poem- Thank you Teachers!
Hello from your best friend Sara! 8 year old Ansh from Ghaziabad is not only a good poet but has taken his creativity a step further. Dont miss the last line of this poem appreciating teachers, who are dedicated to not make our learning take a hit, even in the lockdown.
#SaraReads: Story- The Army Dream
Hi there!Your best friend Sara here and today I bring a very interesting story by my 10 year old friend, Nidhi from Jaipur. Havnt we read many where the child is granted a magical power or secret wish. Could there be anyone who would not want it? Read on.
#SaraReads: Story- How Sanasha learnt patience
Hello everyone. Sara here. We are still beaming in the afterglow of World Parent’s day and this story from 9 year old Sanasha from Kolkata is perfect to soak in further, how parents help us make better people. Read on.
#SaraReads: Poem-World Parent’s Day Special #Parent’sDay
Hello kids and parent. Your best friend Sara here. This one is a special shout out to all the wonderful parents out there, who keep us safe and warm, loved and protected. Thanks to 14 year old Mehak from Gurgaon for sending in this heartfelt poem for her parents.
#SaraReads: Poem- Body Shaming and the beauty within
Hey everyone. Sara here, your new best friend. Too short, thin, fat, tall..the list goes on. We all have experienced body shaming some time or the other. This touching piece by 13 year old Suhani is a wonderful to change that and look at the beauty within.
#SaraReads #GratitudeDuringCovid: Poem- A strange wait
Hi there. I am back again, your best friend Sara. 16 year old Sanyukta from Vadodara shares this beautiful poem and we all will dive in its depth with here. As we all wait to meet our favourite people and go to our favourite places, there is so much to absorb and observe in this period.
Eid Mubarak. Together we all can be! #HappyEid #ReadWithSara
Hey everyone! Sara here, happy Eid to all of you! Read this beautiful poem by Aadya Kheria and you will realize how much the world can learn from an 8 year old. Together we all can be!
#SaraReads: Story- A call of the wild
Hey everyone. Your best friend Sara here. We read all the time about the need to save tigers and other endangered species. Often we read about it and forget, not giving it another thought. 12 year old Neha Mahesh from Chennai showed us why we should care, through this emotional story.
#SaraReads: Story- The Homework Machine
Hello from your new best friend Sara. Teachers, watch out! You know its gone too far when kids are thinking of inventing homework machine. And kids, read this story by my 11 year old friend Pragya from Jaipur, to figure out the smartest way to finish your homework! There is something in it for everybody 🙂
#Sarareads: I am bored of stories that start with ‘IF I HAD A TIME MACHINE’
Hey, Sara here, your new best friend who loves stories. I agree with my 8 year old friend Prisha, who says she is bored of stories with time machine. But read this full story to understand why I am now asking her for a ticket to ride, on her time machine!
#Sarareads: Shades of Green
#Sarareads. Ola, Sara here, your favourite ‘drama – athlete.’ You know I always thought that I was very special, being able to create stories from the life of players. But today when I read this story from my 12 year old friend Laksha from Kolkata, I was blown away! Why? Cos she could create a beautiful story from scratch, about the life of colour! Read on and see for yourself.
#Sarareads: Story-Football – My dream, My life
Sara reads this wonderful account of 11 year old Aryam from Jaipur about chasing his dream to become a football player. And what was her response?Sara says, ” Yes Aryam, you really hit goal with that beautiful line in the end- a fractured hands can heal in 10 days but a fractured dream? We do learn some of the best life lessons from sports , dont we?”
ಮೂರ್ಖ ಮತ್ತು ಅವನ ಚಿನ್ನ: A Children’s Story in Kannada
Sara Says: Happy Ugadi!
Whether you managed to whip up Pachhadi or Holige this Ugadi , here is a cute story in Kannada I pulled out for my little friends. Quite cool that it teaches us not to hoard, but share.Almost as if it was written for us now. Right?
So maybe ‘the- something-special’ this Ugadi can be this!Here is a free copy for today…grab quickly and tell me how the little ones liked it in the comments below.
“Holi is for everyone,” it is said. Even for colour black?
Our 10 year old Sara is having a great time playing Holi. But she wonders if it is true when the elders say “Holi is for everyone.” Knowing her, its not surprising that she wanted to test that assumption.
She joins in with 11 year old Anushka whose story has a packet of black colour asking the same question, “Is holi for everyone, even me?”
Read this unique story by 11 year old Anoushka, to find out the answer…
Sara reads: Holi- The festival that wipes out divisions and paints everyone in the same colour
Holi is a fun festival where we splash colours on each other. But it also has a beautiful message to it. Read on this colourful story by 10 year old Aryan from Kolkata to discover what it is…
#SaraReads: Story-The Little Astronaut’s Dream
Hey everyone, Sara here! How many stories and movies show aliens attacking humans, conducting experiments on humans, tracking them? Read this unconventional storyline from 10 year old Tisha from Jaipur is a fantastic writer who flips over the perspective…
Letter to Astronaut Christina Koch by an 8 year old girl from India
What comes to your mind when you hear of the astronaut Christina Koch completing 328 days in space? Lots of questions right? Read this wonderful letter by 8 year old, curious Prisha to her super hero Christina.
#SaraReads: Story-The Not-So-Normal Girl
Hey everyone, your friend Sara here!
“No one gives us the right to judge anyone who seems different from us,”says 13 year old Adya from Kolkata as she weaves this heart warming tale about a little girl who lost her eyes but not her determination.
#SaraReads: Story-My father, The genie #FathersDaySpecial
Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here! We have all seen little kids throw big tantrums. But sometimes they also show understanding that adults are incapable of. Read this innocent short story by 12 year old Tanisha from Surat about a little girl and her pride in her father…
#SaraReads: Story-The Pied Piper of Hamelin- a retelling!
What.A.Twist people! Your friends Sara here.
The Pied Piper of Hamelin has been put in a spot like never before by 13 year old Riddhiman Gangopadhyay of Kolkata. Wait, he’s in the story as well and rocking it! Smart lad this one! Read this story.
#SaraReads: Essay-Clean Surat, Green Surat
What does it take to see things from someone else’s lens and fix what has been wrong all this while?
Vyomkesh from Surat, a grade 6 student and young writer who wasn’t even born when the plague in the city happened, chose to write about a critical but ignored public health issue like sanitization.
Cinderella’s birthday party, A fairytale mashup- Read with Sara
Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here! Ever wonder what it would be like if we had famous fairytale characters come face to face?
Read this imaginative story by 8 year old Aadya Kheria from Kolkata
#SaraReads: Story-An angel in disguise
We all have at times felt neglected by parents, who seem to prioritize our sibling over us. Isnt it? Read this beautiful emotional tale by 11 year old Hunar Choudhary from Kolkata when she felt threatened by her sister with Downs Syndrome..
#SaraReads: Essay-What if I were….a floor mop!
How many times in life, do we think “What if I were…” someone else, something else. Read this story by 7 year old Niyati Goenka of Kolkata , who imagines what it would be like to be a mop, and finds enough reasons to be thankful for !
Not so happily ever after, Cinderella revisited- Read story with Sara
Bookosmia’s favourite story theme is “Twist in the Tale” , where kids rewrite the endings of their favourite fairly tales. Read this great improvisation of the classic Cinderella tale, by 15 year old Vinsha Seth from Kolkata.
#SaraReads: Essay- My grandfather’s feelings
Our grandparents love and pamper us so much. But have you ever struggled to understand why they behave in a certain way. Did you try to reach out? Read this beautiful story by 11 year old Tanaaz Shaikh, all the way from Johannesburg, about how she built a special bond with her grandfather.
#SaraReads: Story- License to cook
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” How many times were you asked this question as a kid. Did you ever give an answer that made the other person sit back? Read this path breaking story from Neha Mahesh of PSBB Millenium, Chennai , all of 12 years old.
#SaraReads: Story- Someone different
Does being different necessarily mean a bad thing? Should you lose out on living your dreams just because you are different? Read this fascinating tale of heartbreak and recovery, penned by 13 year old Vashita Rungta, from Kolkata.
#SaraReads: Story- Shedding Inhibitions; Rapunzel with a twist
We have all grown up on fairytales, handed down over generations. What if we could rewrite these fairytales, tweak the story here,change the ending there? Read this intriguing retelling of Rapunzel by Aastha Bagree, 16 years from Kolkata.