Ajay And The Mumbai Sun

ISBN-10: 1338875469
ISBN-13: 9781338875461
Author: Shah, Varsha
Interest Level: 3-7
Publisher: Scholastic

Publication Date: July 2023

Copyright: 2021

Page Count: 208

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Interest Level

Grades 3-7

Reading Level

Accelerated Reader Level: 5.2
Accelerated Reader Points: 6.0

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Asia

JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Homelessness & Poverty

A high-stakes adventure full of heart and the power of words to create change in modern day Mumbai, from debut author Varsha Shah, winner of the Times/Chicken House competition. Abandoned on the Mumbai railways, Ajay has grown up with nothing but a burning wish to be a journalist. And after finding an abandoned printing press, his dreams might just come true. But when he and his friends Saif, Vinod, Yasmin and Jai create their own newspaper, The Mumbai Sun, and begin to hunt down stories to fill their pages, the children uncover a plan to tear down their slum.which will leave hundreds of more people homeless. Can Ajay and his friends really succeed in bringing the truth to light against some of the most powerful forces in the city, fight for justice, and save their slum from bulldozers?
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