• 5 Important Contemporary Books Of Poetry For Teens

    5 Important Contemporary Books Of Poetry For Teens0

    1. Requiem: Poems of the Terezin Ghetto by Paul B. Janeczko “Accented with dramatic illustrations by prisoners, found after WW II, Janeczko’s spare and powerful poems convey Terezín’s tragic legacy on an intimate, profoundly moving scale.” 2. Walking on Earth & Touching the Sky: Poetry and Prose by Lakota Youth at Red Cloud Indian School

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  • 7 Books By 7 Writers From Countries Affected By Trump’s Travel Ban

    7 Books By 7 Writers From Countries Affected By Trump’s Travel Ban0

    “The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.”—Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray 1. Iran: My Father’s Notebook: A Novel of Iran by Kader Abdolah “A stunning and ambitious novel by a singular literary talent, My Father’s Notebook is at once a masterful chronicle of a

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  • 10 Books To Honor International Holocaust Remembrance Day

    10 Books To Honor International Holocaust Remembrance Day0

    Never Forget: These 2016 releases keep the topic alive as we celebrate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27. 1. War Cries: Unheard Voices, Unmarked Graves by Kerry Arquette “The devastation caused by World War II is described by historians in terms of military strategies and battles, the toll on economics, and the numbers of dead.

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  • 5 Nonfiction Books Examining Ego

    5 Nonfiction Books Examining Ego0

    Be prepared to question the origins of your self-identity. 1. The Meme Machine by Susan Blackmore  “With controversial implications for our religious beliefs, our free will, our very sense of “self,” The Meme Machine offers a provocative theory everyone will soon be talking about.” 2. The Rise of the Mutant Ego by John Faupel “We

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  • Top 5 Books Of Poetry About War

    Top 5 Books Of Poetry About War0

    These books of poetry powerfully capture the needless horrors of war. 1. Home by Uvi Poznasky “Home. A simple word; a loaded one. You can say it in a whisper; you can say it in a cry. Expressed in the voices of father and daughter, you can hear a visceral longing, in poems and prose,

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  • Top 10 Recommended Holocaust/WWII Books For Mature Teens

    Top 10 Recommended Holocaust/WWII Books For Mature Teens0

    “As long as I reside in their minds and hearts, I will never truly be gone.”—from War Cries: Unheard Voices, Unmarked Graves by Kerry Arquette 1. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak “Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters

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