There Is No Dog

There Is No Dog

“What if God was one of us? Just a slob like one of us Just a stranger on the bus Trying to make his way home” –Eric Bazillian, “One of Us” “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. “Only it wasn’t as...
The Difference Between You and Me

The Difference Between You and Me

Her kisses are perfect, her pearl-button sweaters are adorable, but the way that Emily compartmentalizes her life bugs Jesse. Of course, it’s complicated because she’s second-fiddle to Emily’s boyfriend, and Emily’s work as Student Council VP, and Emily’s upcoming...
Confucius: The Golden Rule

Confucius: The Golden Rule

America’s premier biographer for young people illuminates the remarkable life and far-reaching influence of the famous Chinese philosopher. Born in China in 551 B. C., Confucius rose from poverty to the heights of his country’s ruling class. But then he...
Lafayette and The American Revolution

Lafayette and The American Revolution

When the Marquis de Lafayette ran off to join the American Revolution against the explicit orders of the king of France, he was a strong-willed nineteen-year-old who had never set foot on a battlefield. Although the U.S. Congress granted him an honorary commission...