Girls of India: A Harappan Adventure
Author: Sunila Gupte
Travel back to different eras of Indian history with the girls who lived in them 2570 BCE, Bagasra Village, Harappa, India Twelve-year-old Avani is a happy-go-lucky, adventurous Harappan girl, who loves to play with her friends Tavishi, Delshad and Ambar. The wedding of the Village Elders daughter Ketika brings fresh excitement into their lives. However, something sinister is afoot, as Avani realizes when she overhears a mysterious conversation between two men. Other incidents, like a bizarre robbery and a fire at the grain storeroom, add to the tension. Do these unconnected events point to a bigger plan? How is the monk from far-off China linked to all this? Will Avani and her friends quick thinking unmask this plan, and save the honour of Bagasra village and Harappa?A Children’s Bookshelf Selection: Each month our editor’s pick the best books for children and young adults by age to be a part of the children’s bookshelf. These are editorial recommendations made by our team of experts. Our monthly reading list includes a mix of bestsellers and top new releases and evergreen books that will help enhance a child’s reading life.