Who Is Pope Francis?

Who Is Pope Francis?

Follow the amazing journey of Pope Francis, whose warmth and humility have made him beloved around the world. Jorge Mario Bergoglio, aka Pope Francis, from Argentina, is the first Jesuit pope, the first from the Americas, and the first from the Southern Hemisphere....
Who Was Booker T. Washington?

Who Was Booker T. Washington?

Learn how a slave became one of the leading influential African American intellectuals of the late 19th century. African American educator, author, speaker, and advisor to presidents of the United States, Booker Taliaferro Washington was the leading voice of former...
Who Is the Dalai Lama?

Who Is the Dalai Lama?

Two-year-old Lhamo Thondup never imagined he would be anything other than an ordinary child, but after undergoing a series of tests, he was proclaimed the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet. By age 15, he found himself the undisputed leader of six million people who were facing...
The Inexplicable Logic of My Life

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life

How easy is it to be a seventeen-year old guy with a gay dad?  Easier than it is for the friend whose mother abuses drugs and the friend whose mother kicked him out of the house. Seventeen-year old Sal is about to start his senior year of high school and he feels like...
Furthermore

Furthermore

Inspired by her childhood love of books like A Secret Garden and The Chronicles of Narnia, bestselling author Tahereh Mafi crafts a spellbinding new world where color is currency, adventure is inevitable, and friendship is found in the most unexpected places. There...
Gecko’s Echo

Gecko’s Echo

Once there was a gecko and she lived inside a cave. She was very, very small but she was also really brave. Not only was she brave, but she was also very smart.  For inside her cave were three gecko eggs that needed to be guarded day and night because there were many...
Freedom River

Freedom River

John Parker was a slave who bought his own freedom and then went on to help other slaves to gain their independence on the Underground Railroad.  Based on the true story of one of the many escapes he supported, this is the story of one couple who fled Kentucky, a...
Who Was Andrew Jackson?

Who Was Andrew Jackson?

Controversial in his day and still controversial now, President Andrew Jackson left his mark on American history. Seventh President Andrew Jackson was a man of contradictions: quick tempered and brash, he often seemed to look for fights, but he was so devoted to his...
Glitch

Glitch

Glitch, a trembly, twittery, twitchy kind of bug built amazing creations from the things that he found on the rubbish dump where he lived.  It really was a case of one man’s trash being another’s treasure.  His best friend June was a much calmer bug as...
No Good Deed

No Good Deed

I sooooo wish I could have given this book more of a great review. Kill the Boy Band (Goldy Maldavsky’s debut)  was my fave funny book  of last year No Good Deed is set up around a promising premise. Young activists are chosen by billionaire entrepreneur/do...
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