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Exams are over and school is out for summer! Take some time to forget about textbooks and read for fun.
Some folks like to lounge seaside, while others set out to explore the unknown. No matter which environment you resonate with, this book will challenge you to think outside the box this summer.
Johnny Ribkins is running out of time, and his super-power of map-making can't help him on the run from the mob.
Can pop-culture be a good distraction? Find out how author Knox McCoy used it as something other than a means of passing the time.
Into the Mystic by Scott Denholm.
In an increasingly connected world of human beings, diversity celebrates the inclusion of ALL. All races, genders, cultures, ages, physical disabilities, religions, political beliefs, economic levels, ethnicities, and sexual orientations should be freely celebrated without fear or judgment.
Celebrating Ramadan: A Time of Sacrifice
Beginning on May 5th, Muslims world-wide have been taking part in Ramadan, which will cease on June 4th. This holy month of Ramadan brings about prayer, reflection and fasting amongst Muslims, reminding them that fasting will bring about inner peace and forgiveness of sins.
Diversity: An Open Discussion
This month we are promoting awareness of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, which has been developed by the United Nations, in an effort to promote discussion and awareness of those facing adversity.
Calcutta differs immensely from America, but the stories that connect cultures are always the same. Love, hardship and a simple name choice change everything in The Namesake.
A person comes to understand their identity once thrown into unfamiliar territory. Ifemelu, an accomplished fellow at Princeton University, learns to navigate the American way in Americanah.
The story of a girl in her harrowing escape of abuse and forced marriage is recounted in I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced.
Not all people are quick to flaunt their wealth, but Nicholas Young has left out a minor detail while dating Rachel. Find out how the other half lives in Crazy Rich Asians.
Darkness is littered all throughout history, and continues to take hold of the lives of millions for their beliefs and customs. Holocaust Remembrance Day or Yom HoShoah is celebrated at various times throughout the year in honor of the 6 million lives stolen during the Holocaust.
Cinco de Mayo commemorates the date of Mexico's 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. Though not a popular celebration in Mexico, it is growing increasingly popular in the United States. Photo by Jim Mourgos. Cinco de Mayo in San Francisco.
The Frame by Frida Kahlo.
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