The ‘Missile Man’ of India, Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam was born on October 15, 1931. He was a Scientist by profession, and later became 11th President of India.

He gave a lot to our Country and hence today, he is an ideal for nation’s young generation. Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam was a book-lover with an ultimate passion for books, poetry and songs. He had written a lot of books in his lifetime.

Remembering him on his first death-anniversary, given below is the list of 5 books written by him that belongs to the ‘Must-Read’ category of today’s Youth :

1. WINGS OF FIRE : An Autobiography by A.P.J Abdul Kalam, 1999.

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This Autobiography shows the incredible journey of his life in his own words along with his own view. By reading this a person can learn to stay optimistic even during his low time.

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 2. IGNITED MINDS : Unleashing The Power Within India by A.P.J Abdul Kalam, 2002.


This book portrays the experience of Dr. Kalam’s meeting with students around the nation. It made him realise that our country possesses a lot more potential than it shows.

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 3. INDIA 2020 : A Vision For The New Millennium by A.P.J Abdul Kalam, 1992.


It is such a book which forces a person to think in a far different way. it talks about India’s condition and development with his vision for nation’s future.

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4. INDOMITABLE SPIRIT : by A.P.J Abdul Kalam.


This is a book about about our former president’s thoughts, ideals, values and morals. One could definitely learn a lot reading it.   

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5. TURNING POINTS : A Journey Through Challenges by A.P.J Abdul Kalam, 2012.



It is the sequel of ‘The Wings Of Fire’, basically his journey as a President.

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