JAMMU: To give wings to the reading habits of the students, Model Academy, the prestigious school of MIER organised a book fair as part of the Internal School Awards Activity of the British Council from 1st to 3rd September in the school premises. The books for the occasion were provided by ‘Scholastic India Pvt Ltd’ a renowned publishing house producing children books for all ages. The objective behind organising the book fair was to promote the culture of reading in the era of internet among children and taking it a step ahead on the school level. The book fair had almost 600 titles on the display catering to all age groups and a variety of genres.
There was a special browsing session where the students spent a lot of time looking and choosing the books they want to have. The book fair gave them an opportunity to read by choice. The concluding day saw an overwhelming response from students and parents who had come to visit the book fair. The fair was inaugurated by Dr. Adit Gupta, Joint Director MIER, who wished that the students should inculcate sound reading habits which would help them in all fields of life.
Scholastic India Pvt Ltd being the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books serves to promote the habit of reading in school going children and partnering with educators and parents in deciding what is best for the children. General Awareness books, History & Mythology, Biographies, Storybooks, Activity books, Hobbies, Science and Reference, Fiction and Non-Fiction and books by internationally acclaimed authors like J.K Rowling, Ruskin Bond, Roald Dahl, Joan Matter, Carol Greene, Peter Clutter Buck, Matt Mullins, Paul Beck, James Dashner and Terry Bell were some of the attention holding books exhibited in the Book Fair. School Principal, Mr. Pramod Srivatava thanked the executives of Scholastic India for conducting such a knowledgeable and valuable event in the school. The whole event was coordinated by the school Librarians Ms. Veena Kumari and Ms. Shefali Sharma under the Guidance of Ms. Jasleen Mohial the Academic Manager and Coordinator of the British Council activities in the school.
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