Author: Shaifali Gupta

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“Xuan Zang smiled. “I have no fear of new places. There are always kind people who help me wherever I go.” A Meeting in the Street is penned by Bharati Jagannathan and illustrated by Tapas Guha. Bharati teaches history to undergraduates at Miranda House, Delhi. She writes in such a way that children can enjoy…

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If a person entered the United States as the spouse of an A, E-3, G, or H nonimmigrant and has been abused by their spouse, they can now apply for employment authorization. Starting May 26, 2015, certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B nonimmigrants can apply for employment authorization (EA) (by filing Form I-765, Application for Employment…

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“The soldier immediately protested, shaking his head and waving his hands vigorously. The children giggled as he patted his stomach to show he was quite full.” A Stranger Comes Calling is penned by Bharati Jagannathan and illustrated by Tapas Guha. Bharati is a historian and a teacher. She believes in teaching history to kids in…

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 A Typical Scene Kid#1 is being rushed to the soccer class while Kid #2 is throwing tantrum because he doesn’t want to wear the red t-shirt. He wants the one with the blue bird on it which happens to be in the washing hamper. Amidst all this confusion, I need to be packing the soccer bag,…

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It’s again that time of the year where a mug of hot chocolate seems more tempting than a cup of evening chai or coffee. The houses and neighborhood is washed in decorative lights and festive ornaments. The market is teeming with holiday accents, figurines, cute outdoor inflatables, holiday lights, wreaths and garlands, candies, treats and…

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Yesterday in the sunny afternoon, I wanted to pamper myself.  For a person like me, library can be such a place which reflects peace and tons of relaxation oozing just at the sight of the books. So, here I started. I thought may be today I should try a new book, a new author, a…