“I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn’t be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage.” – Roald Dahl
Reading is one of the great activity which solves lots of curiosity, opens new door, better understanding of the world, helps in forming ideas. But, reading habit is unfortunately not encouraged as compare to it should.
At the same time its not too late to be a reader. Start with 10 pages a day to 50 pages and so on. Its significant to start with light reads than move on to heavy one, find your genre which you likes reading or the writer whom you understand better.
Here are the books, genre and writers for beginner or one trying to form a reading habit –
1 .SUDHA MURTY :
Her all the books are timeless, each book teaches you something or the other and its relatable to today’s worlds, which draws your attention. Not very thick and written in the form of stories which makes it less monotonous. Her must read books are
1. Something happened on way to heaven
2.Three thousand stitches
3.The mother i never knew
2. SELF HELP BOOKS :
These genre of books are for those who don’t like fiction books ,then non fiction books are helpful for them as they are in the form of chapter and easy to understand by beginner. The books are
1.The monk who sold his Ferrari
2. The 5 am club
3.Who will cry when you die by Robin Sharma
4.Mark Manson -Subtle art of not giving a fuck
5.Art of happiness by Dalai lama and Howard Cutler.
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3. Panchtantra :
The Panchatantra is an ancient Indian collection of interrelated animal fables in Sanskrit verse and prose, arranged within a frame story. The surviving work is dated to roughly 200 BCE, based on older oral tradition. The text’s author is unknown, but has been attributed to Vishnu Sharma in some recensions and Vasubhaga in others, both of which may be pen names. It is classical literature in a Hindu text, and based on older oral traditions with “animal parables that are as old as we are able to imagine”
4. Mahabharta :
The Mahābhārata (Sanskrit: महाभारतम् ) is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Rāmāyaṇa. It narrates the struggle between two groups of cousins in the Kurukshetra War and the fates of the Kaurava and the Pāṇḍava princes and their succession. Along with the epic Rāmāyaṇa, it forms the Hindu Itihasa.
5. Ramayaṇa :
Ramayana (Sanskrit: रामायणम्) is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Mahābhārata. Along with the Mahābhārata, it forms the Hindu Itihasa.
The epic, traditionally ascribed to the Rishi Valmiki, narrates the life of Rama, the legendary prince of the Kosala Kingdom. It follows his fourteen-year exile to the forest by his father King Dasharatha, on request of his step-mother Kaikeyi. His travels across forests in India with his wife Sita and brother Lakshmana, the kidnapping of his wife by Ravana, the great king of Lanka, resulting in a war with him, and Rama’s eventual return to Ayodhya to be crowned king is the crux of the epic.
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