Great Indian Speeches for Children

Great Indian Speeches for Children






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(Paperback | ISBN 9789388070638 | 256 pp | Sep 2018)


In this book, brilliantly introduced by Derek O’Brien, legendary Indians speak on diverse topics that will motivate young readers: freedom and equal rights, science and sports, friendship and education, the environment and social responsibility, ambition and courage, the love of books and the burden of schoolbags. Even in this age of speed and bite-sized attention spans, these timeless words reach out across years and touch us, provoke us, make us think, and become a call to action.

The Authors:
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Amartya Sen
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Azim Premji
Baba Amte
B.R. Ambedkar
Balgangadhar Tilak
Jagdish Chandra Bose
Jaipal Singh Munda
Jawaharlal Nehru
M.K. Gandhi
Medha Patkar
Mother Teresa
Paro Anand
R.K. Narayan
Rabindranath Tagore
Raghuram Rajan
Rahul Dravid
Rajendra Prasad
Ruskin Bond
S. Radhakrishnan
Sarojini Naidu
Shashi Tharoor
Subhash Chandra Bose
Subroto Bagchi
Swami Vivekananda

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