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Raising Boys to Become Better Humans
John Beede author essay
Has any man—a grown male in politics, media, or your personal life—upset or angered you in the past six months? For just a second, try to relive that skin-clawing moment and ask yourself if the dude in question was somehow unkind or cowardly, or acted insufficiently to clean up his proverbial (or literal!) mess.
If yes, then you’ve felt the same fire that compelled me to write The Warrior Challenge: 8 Quests for Boys to Grow Up with Kindness, Courage, and Grit.
The book’s goals are to teach boys that a guy’s real strength lies in his virtues, not his violence, that vulnerability is the epitome of bravery, and that the toughest of the tough are those who decide to stand up for others in need.
But how does one teach kindness, courage, and grit to ten- to eighteen-year-old boys? The book would have to be ridiculously entertaining and loaded with heart-pounding stories that make those traits somehow . . . cool.Continue Reading
Wild Symphony Digital Event Kit
Welcome to Maestro Mouse’s Wild Symphony! Dan Brown, #1 New York Times bestselling author, brings you a mindful, mysterious, musical, and uniquely entertaining book for the whole family. In these pages, you will find suggestions for using this book for traditional storytimes, music lessons, social-emotional learning moments, puzzle nights, and dance-a-thons! With this kit by your side, you’ll adventure through this wild symphony again and again!
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Dear Justyce By Nic Stone
The stunning sequel to the #1 New York Times bestseller Dear Martin. Incarcerated teen Quan writes letters to Justyce about his experiences in the American juvenile justice system. Perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Angie Thomas.
In the highly anticipated sequel to her New York Times bestseller, Nic Stone delivers an unflinching look into the flawed pra...