“Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance” by Simone Biles with Michelle Burford, foreword by Mary Lou Retton
This is a story you can share with anyone; in fact, when you’ve finished “Courage to Soar,” you’ll probably want to. A book like this, you’ll fall head-over-heels
You know what happened to the Dust Bowl during the Dirty Thirties, and in “I Will Send Rain,” anticipation is half the story.
There are many ways to feather your nest.
If you love biographies, history, stories about remarkable women, or really exciting thrillers, you need to read this book. Run for it.
“Wild and Precious Life” may be one of the most powerful things you’ll read this year. Here’s why: there’s a story beneath the story you get.
For you, family, or anyone who’s in need of a bad-time boost, “Cards for Brianna” may be heaven-sent.
A few years ago, Jessica Bennett and her friends all found themselves in the same place: someone’s living room, drinking seltzer and kvetching about their
jobs. Each of them, it seemed, had a problem that sprang from a “gender war,” so they started their “club” to work on solutions.
In every love life, there’s always The One That Got Away.
This year, you’re going on a ride, and with “National Parks Guide U.S.A.” by National Geographic Kids, you’ll make the most out of
Bessie grew to be a proper young lady, but she had one desire that was unusual for girls then: she wanted a motorcycle. She’d seen boys on bikes and she
wanted to be “free and happy” like them.
Wait. Did I say this is all true? Because it is. Author Mary Mann Hamilton was a real person who really homesteaded in the South from roughly 1882
to the early part of the last century, and “Trials of the Earth” is her tale.
Leaders come from surprising places.
The quiet girl that sits the next row over may know how to inspire people. The know-it-all in your class could own a business in the future. The kid everybody picks on might become President. But in the new book “Women Who Broke the Rules: Coretta Scott King” by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Laura Freeman, you’ll read about one woman who didn’t necessarily want to be a leader. She only wanted to sing.
For far too long, you’ve been holding back.
Opportunities have presented themselves, and you’ve passed on them. Chances have leaped in front of you and you skipped them, but you’re not sure why. Some days, you feel like you’re in a 10-foot-deep rut; in the book “Year of Yes” by Shonda Rhimes, you’ll see how to get out.