Young Earth Authors (2020)

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When a man-eating tiger begins to haunt the people inside Anamalai Tiger Reserve, ecologist and former Project Tiger conservationist Asad Khan is faced with a painful choice—to leave it alone and sentence numerous people to death, or, if tranquilization fails, to kill the animal he loves so much.


Read this complex narrative by 11th grader Abdurrahman.

Haju is most surprised to see a hole right in the far coast of the ocean! Inside the hole, Haju sees a different world! She has an amazing adventure and meets friends who tell her about a really important issue. But can Haju save the ocean - and her friends.

Read this beautiful story by 5th grader Athiya.

Rrrrrrrr…! CHUCK...! THUD....!

What’s happening? Are the trees being cut? And will Amira reach on time to save her beloved green friends?

Read on to find out how this little girl saves most of her green friends from terrible jeopardy...

Read this inspiring story of a girl-activist by 5th grader Maryam.

My egg hatched. All around me was green. I started eating the leaves around me. Then suddenly I was stuck in a pupa. After many days I came out of that darkness. I realized something. I could explore …. Do you want to explore with me?

Read this cute story by 6th grader Ashfaque.

It all begins when Momma, Dadda and Baby Croc were taken by those “Monsters”. Pointy Marsh, an adventurous young crocodile goes on an adventure with his grandfather to save his family.

But will he be in time to save them from being burned by those “Monsters”? Well you are just about to find out.

Read this engaging story by 6th grader Hamdaan.

Ayrah has been separated from her parents and the home that kept her safe. No longer safe, and in a world of dying creatures, will she ever find a way back? But, captured and caged, will she survive what the world can’t, and live to tell the tale?

Read this poignant tale by 8th grader Hasna.

I like writing. Here. About my life. I feel empty, like something is missing, but I don't know what. I wish to belong. This is the story of my journey to find my place in the world. What is my place in the world? 

This complex and deep narrative reflects our modern times. Kudos to 8th grader Anam for portraying a dilemma haunting our teens.

Unknown to many, there is a small forest, nestled in the midst of the hustle and bustle of Chennai, and in this forest reside twelve of our friends, who invite you to have a peek in a day of their life and to liven it with colour. Do you accept their invitation?

An lovely story told from multiple perspectives by 8th grader Abdullah.

"Millions of animals suffered. There were dead fish all around. I, too, was stuck in sticky oil, not able to move"- Olivia.

Olivia is an Olive Ridley sea turtle. Her Ocean life is filled with adventures. But through her journey she faces many hardships. Will she survive to tell her story to other young Olive Ridleys? 

A lovely tale by 6th grader Mansoor.

Rihaan mysteriously morphs into a fly about a hundred times smaller than himself! In his search for help on the marine walk he comes to hear of a very risky government plan? Can a small kid really make a difference?

Amazingly illustrated story by 8th grader Ishaal.

'Help! Someone save me!' lisps a snake. Bhoora is terrified and angry because the humans are already around. Is this the end of his life? Can he survive?'

A passionate tale told by 6th grader Abdul Muiz.

Kids learn about pollution by going on a fun adventure with Polly (a ball of CO2) in search of something to save the world.

7th grader Sarah uses the novel viewpoint of the villain to make a point.

A special backpack that gets lost in a little eco-park, meets a cunning cat who refuses to take this little backpack back. What must the backpack do to go back to its owner?

A lovely lovely tale by 8th grader Shahana.

Saraal Sadiq is a bird from Mongolia. Who, enchanted by his Emee's stories, desperately wants to visit the great marsh of Pallikaranai. But what he sees there is not exactly bird paradise. 

An engaging story by 7th grader Khadijah.