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Twist in the tale

Old tales with a teentastic 21st century twist
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    ‘Do all boys do it?’

    Sraboni Bhattacharya | Aug 25th, 2020
    Rohan (13) overheard the word masturbation at school and was clueless what it meant and why his seniors assumed that all people of his age do it. He comes home and catches his elder brother Reyansh off guard with his curiosity. Did he get answers to all his questions? The senior group talk  Eighth graders Continue reading...
  • ‘I felt so uncool but …’

    Shreya Mishra | On 11-11-2020
    After a lot of thought and consideration, Nisha (17) finally went to the farewell after party. And what happened there was exactly what she was afraid of, somebody offered her beer, and it wasn’t just anybody. What will she do? Keep reading to know more. The last party  It was a Sunday evening, the day Continue reading...
  • ‘Why can’t my life be like other teens?’

    Umeza Peera | On 28-10-2020
    Anjana’s (14) mother has not been well for a long time now. She can not help but wonder why her life can’t be like other teens – who get a mix of tiffins from home, do a variety of activities at the weekend and go to different places for summer holidays. Why me?  Roshni, Anjana’s Continue reading...
  • When Cinderella saved herself!

    Himani Bakhda | On 16-10-2020
    Every Cinderella does not need a prince. All she needs is a dream and a heart that doesn’t give up! Presenting Cinderella with a Teenbook twist. Never give up Once upon a time there was a girl named Cinderella. She lost her parents at a very young age. She used to live with her step-mother Continue reading...
  • Future of the country locked at home!

    Yash Tiwari | On 08-10-2020
    ‘Being confined to the four walls of home for such a long time has not been easy. No friends, no play time, schools shut – all this has taken a toll on our energy levels. Here’s what I have been doing to keep myself going’, Yash Tiwari shares a page from his diary. Locked up Continue reading...
  • How can I make my crush like me?

    Disha | On 07-10-2020
    Hey Disha! I have a huge crush on a cute guy in my class. How can I make him my boyfriend? Can you give me some tips! Prisha, 16, Ludhiana. No shortcuts! Prisha yaar! You know what – I am a huge fan of BTS, I am good at studies, my teachers adore me, my Continue reading...
  • I’m teased for being girly, help!

    Disha | On 28-09-2020
    Hey Disha, everyone at school teases me saying I behave like a girl. They say I am “too girly” because I play badminton and dodgeball (often with girls) and participate in home science projects. I like my activities and do not want to change. But I am sick of being teased. What should I do? Continue reading...
  • My bff told my secrets to everyone!

    Disha | On 24-09-2020
    Hey Disha! I liked one guy in class and only shared it with my best friend. Now she has told my secret to everyone and that guy too! She has also told everyone some mean things I said about teachers in the past. Now everyone thinks of me as a ‘bigdi hui ladki’. And I Continue reading...
  • ‘But..we don’t get any marks for it!’

    Sanya Ghai | On 22-09-2020
    Atharva, 14, has always seen school as a place for academics. He never takes part in any extracurricular activities and finds them boring. Why should he learn them when he won’t get any marks for it? Why should I?  It’s the art festival week at Atharva’s school. The theme was diversity. Everyone was busy making Continue reading...
  • ‘I felt foolish!’

    Umeza Peera | On 16-09-2020
    Akash (16) asks Ariana (16) for help with science. Ariana reluctantly agrees but soon they are spending hours chatting. One day Ariana’s friends tell her was all part of a dare. Ariana couldn’t believe it and decided to confront Akash. Read on to find out what happens next. ‘The smartest girl’  I was in the Continue reading...