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Adult Books for Teens: Biography: “No Easy Day”

No Easy Day: The Autobiography of a Navy SEAL by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama Bin Laden As you read the sub-sub title above, you know why this book has been … Continue reading

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“The Post-American World”

“The Post-American World” by Fareed Zakaria Perhaps I’m feeling too much like ‘Chicken Little” (“The sky is falling!”), but lately I’ve been drawn to books about the future of both the world and the United States. Thankfully, I’ve generally enjoyed … Continue reading

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“In Our Own Best Interest”

“In Our Own Best Interest: How Defending Human Rights Will Help Us All” by William F. Schulz “In Our Own Best Interest” is a great choice for students concerned about global issues, students who care about what happens to other … Continue reading

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“The World is Flat”

“The World is Flat” by Thomas L. Friedman Throughout my reading of “The World is Flat,” I wondered, would your average high school student want to read this? This is ironic, because where subject matter is concerned, this book should … Continue reading

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