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Non Fiction/Reference

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  • What Can I Give?: Life lessons from My Teacher - Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

    A book in memory of the country’s most-loved teacher

    Dr Kalam is often remembered as a teacher par excellence, whose words, thoughts and very life were lessons in many ways.
    This book is dedicated by his student Srijan Pal Singh, who worked closely with him, right till the last day of his life. Recollecting his mentor’s values, oaths and messages to the youth, Srijan beautifully shares the lessons Dr Kalam taught beyond the classroom. A peek into his daily routine, travels, reflections on various national and international issues, anecdotes and quips, this book helps readers get up-close and personal with the greatest Indian of contemporary times.
    Featuring many little-known stories and never-before-seen photographs, as well as certain expressions that were classic Dr Kalam, this heart-warming memoir will inspire and enlighten, immortalizing the words and actions of a beloved leader.

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  • SHOOT, DIVE, FLY: Stories of Grit and Adventure from the Indian Army

    Learn all about an exceptional way of life
    The book aims to introduce teenagers to the armed forces, unveiling both the perils-the rigours and the challenges-and the perks-the thrill and the adventure-of a career in uniform. Ballroom dancing, flying fighter planes, detonating bombs, skinning and eating snakes in times of dire need and everything else in between-there’s nothing our officers can’t do!
    Read twenty-one nail-biting stories of daring. Hear from some amazing men and women about what the forces have taught them-and decide if the olive-green uniform is what you want to wear too.

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  • Butter Chicken In Ludhiana

    Can we really memorize anything?

    The answer is, ‘Yes we can!’ From Guinness World Record holders (for conducting the largest maths class on memorizing times tables till 99) Aditi Singhal and Sudhir Singhal comes a book that will serve as a manual to explore the immense power of your memory through a scientific yet simple approach. It will:

    • Explain concepts with simple illustrations
    • While teaching you memory techniques, it will also discuss their application in real life, like memorizing appointments, presentations, names and faces, long answers, spellings, formulae, vocabulary, foreign languages and general information
    • Give the scientific interpretation of ancient memory-enhancing practices that will be particularly useful for students, teachers, professors, doctors, managers, marketing and other professionals as well as the common man

    Following the unparalleled success of How to Become a Human Calculator, Aditi Singhal and Sudhir Singhal turn their hands to helping you master the right method to input any information using which you can easily memorize anything and, more important, recall it whenever required.

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  • Gene, The: An Intimate History

    Mathematics is an integral part of our life but many of us think of it only as a subject to be studied in school or college. In this book, Aditi and Sudhir Singhal, renowned maths educators, demystify mathematical principles and outline fascinating, fun and easy-to-learn techniques to excel in this field. Divided into two parts, How to Be a Mathemagician is a double-sided book (flip the book around to switch between sections!) that packs twice the punch, with one section containing tricks and delightful activities, and the other stimulating problem-solving steps to simplify calculations, quirky maths facts and much more.
    Meant for all age groups-students, teachers and parents alike, How to Be a Mathemagician will make you fall in love with the world of numbers.

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    Get intrigued by illusions

    Neel Madhav has traced an enchanted journey right from his teenage years. And today, he is India’s youngest magician, with his very own popular TV show, You Got Magic. In this book, he brings to you wacky and extraordinary tricks with which you can amaze your friends and family.

    Simple yet innovative, these sleights of hand, or ‘Neelusions’, are coupled with classic card tricks, and each stunt is brought to life with instructions and photographs. Learn how to don your magician’s hat with any everyday object-from rubber bands and coins to pens and cups! Travel across the country with the wizard of wonders as he dazzles and entertains.

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  • Vocabulary and Comprehension

    “Get Smart! is the new mantra for students. With a systematic, back-to-the-basics approach, the books in this series aim to help students tackle crucial subjects in school with confidence and enjoyment. Accompanied by tables, illustrations and many exciting exercises, the Get Smart! series gives helpful tips and sensible advice so that students can develop both creative and analytical skills.
    Get Smart! Vocabulary and Comprehension Skills will help students build vocabulary and improve their reading and comprehension skills through games, puzzles and quizzes. Featuring an excellent selection of excerpts from a variety of genres—classics, poetry, fiction (including Harry Potter and Roald Dahl) and non-fiction-this book offers engaging exercises and graded activities, including:
    • crosswords
    • jumbled words
    • paraphrasing
    • word-building exercises
    • creative writing
    This book is useful for those who want to:
    • analyse informative pieces
    • understand the written word
    • master word-learning strategies through dictionary use and contextual analysis
    • practise writing, especially narrative and expository passages
    Ideal for year-round practice or extra lessons, Get Smart! Vocabulary and Comprehension Skills enriches your reading skills and helps you face the world of print with aplomb.”

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  • MBA at 16

    You are 16, going on 17. Steve Jobs was all of sixteen when he met Stephen Wozniak. What resulted was Apple. When Sergey Brin and Larry Page met at Stanford, they were in their early twenties. They were soon to start Google. Today’s teenagers are our smartest generation yet. They are tomorrow’s entrepreneurs, investors, managers, policymakers, watchdogs and of course, consumers. But do you know what the corporate and business world is all about? How do businesses touch everyone’s lives? What really makes an entrepreneur tick? How does the engine of a company run? Who is a social entrepreneur? And why do we need the world of business—is business good or bad for us? If you are curious, come join Subroto Bagchi and a group of smart teenagers on their exciting voyage of discovery, and in the process, get yourself a teen MBA!

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