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  • Why can’t I punch him back!

    Umeza Peera | On 10-03-2021
    Aman is very angry. He has been suspended from school. But all he did was to stop Rajat’s bullying. Why is he in the wrong? Why isn’t anyone saying anything to Rajat? That’s Puzzling Aman and he shared his frustration with his brother Aman. Picture: Shutterstock/wong yu liang I am not sorry When Aman came 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...
  • The ‘Ugly’ Duckling

    Himani Bakhda | On 29-06-2020
    What happens when the famous fairytale of The Ugly Duckling gets a TeenBook twist! She definitely doesn’t turn into a ‘beautiful’ swan! Odd one out?  Once upon a time, a mama duck laid five eggs in a farm. Each day she longed for the eggs to hatch. On a fine hot summer day four of Continue reading...
  • I don’t feel good :(

    Nehaa Singh | On 25-02-2020
    Riddhima (13), a happy, self-proclaimed “goof ball” became a victim of bullying. It tore down her confidence, made her miserable until she decided to take matters in her own hands. ‘You are not normal’ I don’t know why Dhruv would pick on me, but I clearly remember when the bullying started. It was the second Continue reading...