Educated: A Memoir

Educated: A Memoir

By Tara Westover Educated by Tara Westover is an unforgettable memoir of an isolated young girl who finds the courage to leave her family and go on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara spent her early life preparing for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her “head-for-the-hills” bag. In the summer she stewed herbs for Read more »
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September 10, 2018
Tech Generation: Raising Balanced Kids in a Hyper-Connected World

Tech Generation: Raising Balanced Kids in a Hyper-Connected World

By Dr. Mike Brooks and Dr. Jon Lasser Parents often worry about raising kids in a tech-saturated world - the threats of cyber bullying, video game violence, pornography, and sexting may seem inescapable. While these dangers exist, there is a much more insidious way that technology can cause harm. Our tendency to overuse our screens is interfering with our ability to meet our basic needs. These include sleep, physical activity, and Read more »
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September 10, 2018
Kid’s Corner: Sometimes You Fly

Kid’s Corner: Sometimes You Fly

By Katherine Applegate, Illustrated by Jennifer Black Reinhardt From Newbery Medalist and bestselling author Katherine Applegate, Sometimes You Fly is an inspiring book of encouragement that celebrates accomplishment and puts into perspective the inevitability of failures along the way. It is filled with humor and insight into the effort and sometimes disappointment behind any meaningful success in life. Sometimes You Fly, an artfully written and beautifully illustrated book is a tribute to Read more »
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September 10, 2018
In Memory of a Hero…

In Memory of a Hero…

By Lana Turnbull The word of Senator John McCain’s death was not unexpected but came entirely too soon after the McCain family had shared his decision to discontinue medical treatment. We thought there would be more time to say goodbye, more time for a nation to thank him for his remarkable and distinguished service. I guess no matter how long we might have had, it never would have been enough. When John Read more »
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September 10, 2018
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