Winter Reading Challenge

In the month of December 2020, Eager readers’ students took part in a Winter Reading Challenge. This winter reading challenge was across the age groups of 6 to 9 years and 10 to 14 years. 

One of the competitions in the winter reading challenge was an essay writing competition. The 6 to 9 years participated in an essay writing competition based on the topic of friendship. They had to read the book  and on the basis of that book they were supposed to choose the topic among the 10 topics provided to them to write an essay. The essays submitted are as below and the kids did a wonderful job in the essay writing competition. You can click below to see the various essays submitted by the kids in the age group of 6 to 9 years.   

 Name of the Child

Title of the Essay



Rishan Anoop Rao

An Essay On Friendship
The Best Day With My Friends

It was 7 am. The sun was shining and it stood out like a square of white in the midst of a thousand black squares.

Aihithi Duddala

Do you ever feel lonely?

Delisha is my 8-year neighbour and one day I bumped into her and thus started our

Daksh Jain

Is competitiveness an obstacle to making or keeping friends

In my opinion, competition is essential and it makes us better. Instead of competing with
our friends, we should compete with ourselves.


Is competitiveness an obstacle to making or keeping friendship?

When I was seven, I never quite understood what was more important for me –friends or winning.


Do you have a best friend?

“See you tomorrow,” I exclaimed and ran home. And like this, we parted – unaware of the fact that we would not be able to meet each other physically for a long time, thanks to the pandemic


Are you ever lonely?

Do you ever feel lonely? Well, I never do, and I am going to tell you what are the different things that I do that don’t make me feel lonely. So, let’s dive in!!

Sana Shah

How alike are you and your friends?

Friendship is one of the greatest blessing that not everyone is lucky enough to have. We meet a lot of people but there are only few who become our real friends.

Viha Addala

How alike are you and your friends?

Salutations everyone ! I’m going t intoduce my peculiar fiend Rexy – te dinosaur. Wit a scaly green shiny skin he dazzles just like te Sun


How should you handle the end of a friendship

First of all, sorry I haven’t spoken to you for a week. But you know I have been going through crisis. Let me explain.

Ira Vempati

How often do you spend one to one time with your closest friends?

When I was small I could spend a lot of time with my friends.

Kiaan Desai

How I helped a friend?

Let’s begin , I was cleaning up my room when a big ball of light rushed to the sky

Nandini Chandra

Do you have a best friend?

Good friends are like stars, you don’t always see them, but you know they are there

Nirvi Gupta

How alike are you and your friends?

Any great relationship is about two things : first, appreciating the similarities and second, respecting the differences

Prasuna Mohan

Do you have a best friend?

A friend helps us in every situation. Best friends are there with us throughout.

Reina Ruhin

Is competitiveness an obstacle to making or keeping friendships?

Friendship and competitiveness can coexist. I think that ‘healthy competitiveness’ and not ‘competitiveness that breaks friendships’ can be very constructive.

Aryaveer Agarwal

Helping my friend in time of need?

Friends are the greatest and biggest boon from god. This is because a good friend is the one person apart from your family you can totally trust, be open with, and share your feelings with.

Vihaan Ved

Should competition get in the way of keeping or making friends?

It was a bright sunny morning. I was on my way to school with my best friend Rohit. Rohit is a scrawny boy yet he is so strong he can win in wrestling with most of the third graders

Vishwak Ravula

How me and my friend are alike?

I think friendship is a gift for everyone, A true friend will always help you when you are in need and also are very kind to you.

Rishaan Anoop Rao

Have you ever been left out?

My friends and I were playing Cops And Robbers just outside Aslaan’s house, and suddenly the air smelt of smoke.

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