For Adolescents Collection – 10 to 14 Years (Wings of Fire, The Story of My Experiments with Truth, Beyond the Last Blue Mountain, Celebration of the Cells, A Quiet Courage, 8563)
This is the perfect collection of books for kids aged 10-14 and above, and for those especially interested in speculative fiction and biographies. From a mysterious stranger who speaks in numbers to the astonishing real stories of men who’ve changed the world and lived courageous lives, these books are a mix of fascinating fiction and non-fiction. While they’re suitable for adolescents, they are widely enjoyed by young adults and older readers too!
For Adolescents Collection includes
1. Wings of Fire
“We are all born with a divine fire in us. Our efforts should be to give wings to this fire”.
President Kalam’s inspiring autobiography has touched the hearts of people all over theworld. The book talks about the his humble beginnings in a small village in Tamil Nadu and his ascent to one of the most powerful positions in the country.
2.The Story Of My Experiments With Truth
Mohandas Gandhi inspired the spiritual and political souls of millions of people. His concept of non-violent resistance propelled numerous struggles in the world. His own personal and political struggles recorded in his autobiography “The Story of my Experiments with Truth” continues to this day to be a source of inspiration to thousands of people.
Charkha audiobooks brings you this autobiography in an abridged form, with a seamless narrative that provides the backdrop of pre-independent India.
3. Beyond The Last Blue Mountain
“His vision made giants out of men and organizations.”
A pioneer, an adventurer, a great industrialist and a caring, courageous human being… the story of J.R.D. Tata is fascinating. His biography is the tale of determination, integrity and prodigious intelligence. Charkha Audiobooks presents this story as a moving and inspiring experience in the form of a musical audiobook.
4. Celebration of Cells: Letters from a Cancer Survivor
It is the personal account of a cancer survivor, R.M. Lala drawn from his letters to a fellow cancer patient. In this audiobook edition, he speaks about his battle with the disease, his journey to the discovery of faith, and the indomitability of the human spirit. Actor Tom Alter tells this inspiring story of R.M. Lala with a warmth and intimacy that leaves the listener with a greater understanding of the nature of cancer, and an affirmation of life that tells us all to make each moment of a celebration.
The background score by 3 Brothers & A Violin landscapes the text and moving renditions of Guru Nanak’s Shabad and Tukaram’s Abhang makes the listening a complete experience.
5. A Quiet Courage
Manohar and Mahema Devadoss thought their cup of joy was overflowing when tragedy struck. Mahema was rendered quadriplegic by a cruel accident, and Manohar was robbed of his eyesight. The obstacles seemed insurmountable. But with courage and dignity, they decided to take charge of their lives once again. Charkha presents this poignant story as a musical audiobook, accompanied by 10 postcard prints of Manohar Devadoss’s evocative paintings.
Raghunath boards a train from Mumbai to Vajraghat and shares his compartment with a stranger. Raghunath’s curiosity is piqued when the mysterious stranger starts speaking in numbers. This original story by Soumitra Ranade and Rudradutt Ranade features three alternative endings by Sonali Arun Bhatia, Archana Rao-D’Cruz, and Mira Desai illustrated stylishly in pen-and-ink by Ambika Sambasivan.
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