March 2022 Global Children’s Book Club Discussion Schedule

Tuesday, 3/1: Picture book read aloud Festival of Colors

Tuesday, 3/8: Chapter book discussion 1st half Aru Shah and the End of Time

Tuesday, 3/15: Recipe cook along

Tuesday 3/22: Chapter book discussion 2nd half Aru Shah and the End of Time

Featured India Picture Book for Kids: Festival of Colors by Surishtha Sehgal (Author), Kabir Sehgal (Author), Vashti Harrison (Illustrator)

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Festival of Colors Discussion Questions:

  • Does your family celebrate any holidays with vibrant colors?
  • What do you think bright colors represent?

Featured India Chapter Book for Kids: Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi

Aru Shah and the End of Time Discussion Questions:

India Language Lessons for Kids

There is no national language in India. The official language of the Union is Hindi (note: Hindi is the language, Hindu is the religion), and the official government language is English. States can choose their own languages. There are about 780 languages spoken in India!

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Indian Folk Tales for Children

It is very common in India to use folk tales to teach morals, especially to children. Here is a compilation of a few popular ones!

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Other Children’s Books About India

India Activity Books For Kids