Friday, December 02, 2005

At 11, she's read 110 books

This girl deserves a gold medal for her achievements. Just have a look at this news item.

BILIMORA: When most girls at the age of 11 prefer spending time playing with Barbie dolls, Juhi, living in Bilimora, is into reading. And, within a span of three months, she has read 110 books on various subjects.

Juhi, class sixth student of St Joseph's English Teaching High School here, is one of the contestants among 1,923 students of various schools of the town, who are participating in the 'Best Reader Competition –2005'.

The aim of this competition is to make students acquainted with books and to inculcate the reading habit. She has directly qualified for the second round, where judges would quiz her on the books she has read to assess her understanding of the subjects and her role model, who happens to be Albert Einstein.

The competition was inaugurated on November 26 by J J Rawal, eminent scientist of Nehru Science Centre, Mumbai.

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