Feminist, socially aware literature for young adults by Young Zubaan.
Be transported into dystopian cities and alternate universes.
Hang out with unicorns, cyborgs and pixies.
Learn how to waltz in outer space. Be amazed and beguiled by a fairy tale with an unexpected twist, a futuristic take on a TV cooking show, and a playscript with tentacles.
In other words, get ready for a wild ride!
This collection of sci-fi and fantasy writing, including six graphic stories, showcases twenty of the most exciting writers and artists from India and Australia, in an all-female, all-star line-up!
Samhita Arni, Kuzhali Manickavel, Manjula Padmanabhan, Vandana Singh, Payal Dhar, Anita Roy, Annie Zaidi, Penni Russon, Kate Constable, Isobelle Carmody, Justine Larbalestier, Alyssa Brugman, Kirsty Murray, Margo Lanagan, Priya Kuriyan, Prabha Mallya, Amruta Pail, Lily Mae Martin, Nicki Greenberg and Mandy Ord.
_______A collection of speculative fiction for young adults. It is an excellent way to introduce young readers to a number of feminist world issues and its attendant intersections.
_______Perfect for young readers that enjoyed The Baby-Sitters Club series by Ann M. Martin and Nancy Drew books.
“This captivating historical story will take you back to a different era and completely immerse you in the travels and troubles that happen on tour. Kirsty Murray has done a great job bringing the childrens’ tale to life!”—Hannah Mariska
_______Winner of NSW Premier’s History Award, and The Young People’s History Prize 2011, this book tells a thrillingly adventurous story of Australian child circus performers who travel to India in search of fame. Readers who enjoyed Erin Morgenstern's The Night Circus and Philip Pullman's Sally Lockhart quartet might enjoy this title!
_______This book is chockful of helpful advice for children and teens on how to handle a range of sticky situations, from eve teasing and alcohol to chewing gum and nightmares.
_______The third book in Payal Dhar's acclaimed fantasy series, A Shadow in Eternity. Readers of sweeping, epic fantasy fiction would enjoy this series.
_______A comprehensive guide for growing children that answers many questions that surround the uncomfortable process of growing up, from questions about their bodies to safe sex practices.
_______A novel for young adults that deals with the difficult subject of child sexual abuse.
"A gem of a book"-- Sanjna Kapoor
A comprehensive guide for people looking for rounded and inclusive feminist books for children, by Zubaan's very own Anita Roy.