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Little Princes

Little Princes

Back in late October when I first read Little Princes by Conor Grennan, I raved about it here briefly. Now that it is finally available (tomorrow is the official release day!), I want to add that this inspiring book should be in every school and public library. I do not say that often or lightly. [...]

The Price of Stones

The Price of Stones

Although The Price of Stones was released last summer, I did not want to miss posting a review. Twesigye Jackson Kaguri continues to speak around the country about the founding of the Nyaka AIDS Orphans School, as his website attests. He emphasizes the difference that one person can make, a powerful message for active, aware teens. KAGURI, [...]

Happy New Year!

Citizen You

How better to ring in 2011 than with a book focused on changing our world for the better? TISCH, Jonathan M. & Karl Weber. Citizen You: Doing Your Part to Change the World. 273p. Crown. May 2010. Tr $24. ISBN 978-0-307-58848-7. LC 2009053438.   Adult/High School–Tisch brings readers up to date on the many challenges [...]

Upcoming Titles & Volunteerism

700 Places to Volunteer Before you Die

Last Wednesday I attended the “Librarians’ Sneak Peek Book Preview 2011″ sponsored by the Association of American Publishers (AAP). It is always a pleasure to hear about upcoming titles from the publishers themselves, and there are several with teen potential to look forward to. Of course, it is impossible to be sure of appeal until [...]