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Author Guest Post!: “The Power of One” by Mark Bouman, Author of The Tank Man’s Son

: “The Power of One” by Mark Bouman, Author of The Tank Man’s Son

No Stone Unturned - A father's journey bringing his son back from the depths of traumatic brain injury.

Author Joel Goldstein Speaks To Marist College About Traumatic Brain Injury And The Conspiracy Behind It All

23 Books You Didn't Read In High School But Actually Should

23 Books You Didn't Read In High School But Actually Should

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2014 Morris Award Finalist: A sixteen-year-old boy wrestling with depression and anxiety tries to cope by writing poems, reciting Walt Whitman, hugging trees, and uncovering why his sister has been kicked out of the house.

Bird's Advice for Sad Poets by Evan Roskos (Classroom Uses: Conflict, Voice; Recommended For: Classroom Library, Close Read/Analysis, Lit Circle/Book Clubs)

Like Water on Stone by Dana Walrath http://smile.amazon.com/dp/0385743971/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_QTrxvb1ZT6122

Like Water on Stone by Dana Walrath (Grades 7 & up). Based on actual events, this novel in verse relates the tale of siblings Sosi, Shahen, and Mariam who survive the Armenian genocide of 1915 by escaping from Turkey alone over the mountains.

The Long Journey Home

In Burroughs' Family, One Saga, Three Memoirs, Many Competing Truths

The Long Journey Home: A Memoir by Margaret Robison (Mother of Augusten Burroughs and John Elder Robison)

“A Gradual Disappearance” is a concise guide to Alzheimer's caregiving that contains a blend of practical advice and personal anecdotes.

Alzheimer’s Book Review: “A Gradual Disappearance”

Elizabeth Lonseth is the author of “A Gradual Disappearance,” a warm, personal and concise guide for people who have a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

There's Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins https://www.amazon.com/dp/0525426019/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_x_xlQ6ybB7RH4TR

There's Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins: September 2017 by Dutton Books for Young Readers

Amazon.com: The Poverty of Nations: A Sustainable Solutions (Audible Audio Edition): Barry Asmus, Wayne Grudem, Ray Porter, christianaudio.com: Books

Free Audiobook - The Poverty of Nations (Christian Living, Politics & Social Issues)

Pieces of My Mother: A Memoir by Melissa Cistaro

Pieces of My Mother Melissa Cistaro Published: ISBN: 9781492615385 Genre: Memoir Source: Netgalley Recommended for readers.

Just twenty-two years old, Su Meck was already married and the mother of two children in 1988 when a ceiling fan in the kitchen of her home fell from its mounting and struck her in the head. She survi

In a ceiling fan fell on Su Meck’s head, instantly wiping clean her entire memory. In this gripping and inspiring memoir, Meck talks honestly about her injury and the process of putting a life back together. Now on my list of books to read!

What Was Mine

What Was Mine: A Novel

What Was Mine by Helen Klein Ross - Simply told but deeply affecting, in the bestselling tradition of Alice McDermott and Tom Perrotta, this urgent novel.

Small as an Elephant by Jennifer Jacobson . . . engaging realistic fiction read about a boy who is abandoned by his mother who, obviously, has her own set of problems.  Excellent character development.  Themes include perseverance, courage, friendship, and self-reliance.

Small as an Elephant by Jennifer Jacobson

Ava & I are reading this book. Small as an Elephant- DCF Abandoned by his mother in an Acadia National Park campground, Jack tries to make his way back to Boston before anyone figures out what is going on, with only a small toy elephant for company.

Last-But-Not-Least Lola and the Cupcake Queen, the 3rd Lola book, is on the 2016 Kansas State Reading Circle @ http://balkinbuddies.tumblr.com/post/145306569072/kansas-children-are-in-for-a-treat-stephanie

Last-But-Not-Least Lola and the Cupcake Queens, written by Christine Pakkala and illustrated by Paul Hoppe

Top Ten Books to Give to Adolescent Boys Who Say They "Hate Reading" via Nerdy Book Club

Top Ten Books to Give to Adolescent Boys Who Say They “Hate Reading” by Oona Marie Abrams

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie - Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

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