Kid’s Corner: Ada Twist, Scientist

Kid’s Corner: Ada Twist, Scientist

By Andrea Beaty, Illustrated by David Roberts Who says girls don’t like science and math? Not Andrea Beaty whose heroine, Ada uses science to understand her world. A curious sort from a young age, Ada, undaunted by gender stereotypes, explores and questions everything around her to the near panic of her doting parents. Ada Twist, Scientist encourages girls everywhere to embrace their individuality and follow their dreams. Ada Twist, Scientist is the Read more »
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November 21, 2016
Kid’s Corner: The Wonderful Things You Will Be

Kid’s Corner: The Wonderful Things You Will Be

By Emily Winfield Martin The Wonderful Things You Will Be picks up where Seuss’s beloved classic Oh, The Places You Will Go, leaves off with a loving message that strikes a familiar chord for parents and children of all ages. It touches the deepest parts of the parental heart where all the dreams and wishes for our children dwell. For children it is a lyrical book of possibilities and hope of Read more »
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November 21, 2016
An Accident of Geography: Compassion, Innovation and the Fight Against Poverty

An Accident of Geography: Compassion, Innovation and the Fight Against Poverty

By Richard C. Blum with Thomas C. Hayes An eminently successful private-equity investor, humanitarian and public policy advocate, Richard C. Blum chronicles his journey to help lift thousands of people from poverty in far reaches of the world – people who have little or no access to the most basic necessities of life simply because of ‘the accident of their birth.’ Having created an unprecedented, multidisciplinary curriculum in poverty and development Read more »
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November 21, 2016
Wolf Haven: Sanctuary and the Future of Wolves in North America

Wolf Haven: Sanctuary and the Future of Wolves in North America

By Brenda Peterson and Photographer Annie Marie Musselman Wolf Haven gives an intimate look at the intelligence and majesty of the wolves that have been given sanctuary at Wolf Haven International near Mount Ranier in Washington State. Annie Marie Musselman’s stirring photographs express the wolves’ wild spirit and intuitive nature, behavior patterns and social structure, while Brenda Peterson’s text puts their stories into the context of their struggle to coexist with Read more »
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November 21, 2016
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