Maya is a twelve-year-old struggling, like most kids her age, with growing up. For her, it means dealing with bullies, online school an annoying elder brother and of course her expectations from herself. The book starts with what seems like a dream where she’s in some sort of a bowl and a very alien place.
Rajat has faced all odds as he is perceived as differently abled. He is bullied and has no friends in school. His doctor visits are quite regular. And then one day, his heart flatlines, needing an immediate surgery. Does the surgery succeed? Does he find love and lead a normal life?
Very few books are centered around the North East and this insightful, soul searching story by Mandira Shah is riveting.
An attempted ode to Christy’s memoir. A must read for wildlife enthusiasts.