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Project You

by Hannah Hohman

"Project You" is full of activities and projects designed to help teenagers let go of their stress. From healthy eating and exercise to shopping tips, its many multifaceted activities provide endless ways to release negative energy and... Read More

Book Review

Here We Are

by Stephanie Bucklin

In a book that includes contributors such as Mindy Kaling and Roxane Gay, "Here We Are" is a compilation of pieces that analyze what it means to be a modern feminist. Part essay collection, part social commentary, and part educational... Read More

Book Review

Caravaggio

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

Famous for his hot temper and controversial painting style, young Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio took Italy by storm during the political and religious upheaval of the Renaissance, and Marissa Moss exposes all the drama and passion of... Read More

Book Review

All the Dirt

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

From Mussolini and Marie Antoinette to Telemachus and Booker T. Washington, Katherine Ashenburg gets intimate with the ever-evolving customs and convictions behind bathtime in All the Dirt: A History of Getting Clean. Going all the way... Read More

Book Review

1493 for Young People

by Rebecca Foster

It all started with a visit to a garden run by local college students; seeing the colorful heirloom tomatoes, Charles Mann planted his own and began pondering how tomatoes are emblematic of New World species that spread around the globe.... Read More

Book Review

How to Like Yourself

by Rebecca Foster

In "How to Like Yourself", university counselor Cheryl Bradshaw reassures teens that they are likeable and can make meaningful connections with others simply by being themselves. According to the personal yield theory, she writes, we... Read More

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