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Adult Books for Teens: “Out There”

Note: I wrote this for the Inlandia Institute blog (which is published on the Press-Enterprise website) and as an article for the Press-Enterprise book section this Sunday. I’m reposting here because I think teens will enjoy Out There. While this … Continue reading


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Adult books for teens: Biography: “Until Tuesday”

Until Tuesday by Luis Carlos MontalvanĀ      Montalvan returned from two extended tours in Iraq a wounded warrior. Two Iraqis attempted to assassinate him because he was working hard to stop bribery and a thriving black market of US … Continue reading

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Adult Books for Teens: Inspiring Biographies: Unbroken

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand Unbroken is the incredible, nearly mythic, story of Louis Zamperini, an army air forces bomber whose plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean in 1943. Before the … Continue reading

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Adult books for teens: “War”

Adult Books for Teens: War by Sebastian Junger In the year between June 2007 and June 2008, the Korengal Valley was the most dangerous place for a soldier to be at war. The daily temperatures of one hundred degrees, the … Continue reading

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