change your life by reading books
- written by APJ Abdul Kalam

1. india 2020: a vision for the new millennium

This book is published in the year 1998.

The book describes in depth the weakness’s and strengths of India, and offers a vision of how India can become gradually visible to be among the world’s top four economic powers by the year 2020. 

Kalam strongly supports an action plan to develop India into a strong nation by the year 2020.                                                                                                                  And also the present and future of possible sequence in India and developed countries.

2. Wings of Fire: An Autobiography

Wings of Fire is an autobiography of APJ Abdul Kalam covering his whole life journey. 

It’s the story of a boy from a poor background who went on to become a key player in Indian space research organization of Indian missile programs and later became the president of India.

3. Ignited Minds: Unleashing the Power within India

Ignited Minds is a book by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. In this book Dr. Kalam talks about his dream of developed India.

4. The Luminous Sparks: A Biography in Verse and Colours

Publishing year: 2004

The Luminous Sparks book Written By Dr A P J Abdul Kalam. In this book The Poems and Notes Are Presented As A clear view of wide area Of Incidents. From, His Childhood, His hard Work, his Life And Present.                                       The Moments That Made These Thoughts Possible. These Thoughts And Poems Are Like Divine Dewdrops That Fall On The Blades Of Grass Of Our Life To Make It Beautiful. The Words Inspire When They Are Outpourings Of A Heart That Believes And Lives Them. 

5. Mission of India: A Vision of Indian Youth

This inspirational book introduces children to the unknown success stories of India and discusses the country’s problems at the beginning of the twenty-first century.                                                                                                                              It looks at different aspects of national life, and clearly explains the achievements and challenges in each of these areas. It also discusses the ways in which today’s youth can make a difference to the country.                               India 2020, this book seeks to inspire readers with the crucial sense of purpose which is essential for developing a strong and prosperous nation.

6. Inspiring Thoughts: Quotation Series

Selected quotations from sayings and writings of a former president, scientist, and writer from India.

7. Turning Points: A Journey through Challenges

Publishing year: 2012

His experience “Now, as I spoke to the PM, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, my life was set for an unexpected change.’ Turning Points takes up the incredible Kalam story from where Wings of Fire left off. It brings together details from his career and presidency that are not generally known as he speaks out for the first time on certain points of controversy. It is a continuing saga, above all, of a journey individual and collective that will take India to 2020 and beyond as a developed nation”.

Publishing year: 2013

The book talks about how different people and incidents influence our lives, for instance, our teachers, our education system, etc. I didn’t have the choice to select my teachers, parents or the education system. But I am looking for something that would make me happy and content now. The only message I have drawn from reading this book so far is how to be a good parent, a good teacher and a good influencer.

9. Spirit of India

Publishing year: 2013

 This book spins around the desires, issues, and dreams of the Indian youth in contemporary India. As time has changed more than sixty many years of freedom, the number of inhabitants in the young has developed to require increasingly more training, development invocation, and by and large advancement. The writer indicates genuine worries for each individual’s development while additionally taking a gander at the general advancement of the nation.

10. My Journey: Transforming Dreams into Actions

Publishing year: 2013

The book reveals the famous story of how a simple child from Rameshwaram became the President of the world’s largest democracy. It is an extraordinary tale of India’s most celebrated scientist who along with his research found time for his fellow people and worked hard towards their development. In this book, Dr. Kalam sheds light on several personal aspects like the people who he was very close to and their influence on him.

A large part of this book deals with Dr.Kalam’s work in India’s space program. 


11. Forge Your Future: Candid, Forthright, Inspiring

Publishing year: 2014

This is the message I want to convey through this book and if it can inspire even one young person to achieve his or her dream, I will feel that my effort has been truly worth it.” Kalam had resolved various problems and the book may have solution to your problem as well, as the replies in the book are provided in a way that anyone undergoing similar issues can get resolution.

12. Beyond 2020: A Vision for Tomorrow’s India

Publishing year: 2014

This book is about a new policy focus is now needed for agriculture, manufacturing, mining, the chemicals industry, health care and infrastructure to invigorate these sectors and boost economic growth. Alongside, education, job making, developing technologies, biodiversity, waste organization, national safety and the information economy are some of the other important zones that we need to form on as we look beyond 2020. 

13. The Guiding Light: A Selection of Quotations from My Favourite Books

Publishing year: 2015

An inspirational selection of quotations which have influenced and shaped the thinking of one of India’s most learned men—A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. In The Guiding Light, he chooses the finest examples of writings from the numerous books, religious texts, philosophical tracts and poetry that he has read over the years. He has quoted from these works in his writings and lectures that have inspired millions of people. The Guiding Light is a treasure house of wisdom and deep reflection. Beautiful and immortal, the pieces here will inspire generations of readers as they have inspired Dr Kalam.

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