The Children Empowerment in Tania's Monsoon Adventure by Kanika G
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This research is aimed at describing the empowerment of children in Tania’s Monsoon Adventure by Kanika G. The main purpose of this research is to find out whether this book can be considered as a good book for children. The problems formulated in the research will be answered in descriptions consisting of thoughts, actions, and feelings of the main characters in the book. The main source of the research data was Tania’s Monsoon Adventure by Kanika G. It is considered as a children’s literature. The focus of the research was events in the novel which showing the empowerment of the main character. The data consisting of thoughts, actions, and feelings of the main character and presenting other characters’ comments dedicated to the main character. The data were analyzed inductively by using qualitative content analysis. The instrument of the research was the researcher himself. To get trustworthiness of the data, the researcher used four criteria, namely: credibility, transferability, dependability, and conformability. The findings of the research show that the book contains children’s empowerment, which can be divided into three categories. They are Thought Empowerment, Action Empowerment and Feeling Empowerment. Empowerment is an important aspect in children’s story. It has great influence to enrich children’s intelligence and emotion in their growing period. Tania’s Monsoon Adventure has these aspects and therefore can be categorized as a good book for children.