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Book Review - The Cure for Dreaming

The Cure for Dreaming

The Cure for Dreaming by Cat Winters

publication date: 2014
pages: 342
ISBN: 978-1-4197-1216-6

Poetry: Your Pen is Mightier

Indivisible: Poems for Social Justice

What do you believe in? What do you stand for? Sometimes, unfairness in the world can make you feel like you are going to explode. At the same time, you can feel helpless. Absolutely powerless. But you aren’t. Your words can awaken. They can embolden. They can ignite.

Teens have the power to Save MO Libraries!

People from all over Missouri met at the State Capital to ask Governor Nixon to release the $6 million he is withholding in state aid to libraries. Two busloads of teens from Kansas City led the protest and sent powerful message to their state legislators!

Book Review - The Queen of the Tearling

Queen of the Tearling

The Queen of the Tearling (2014) by Erika Johansen

The Queen of the Tearling is another addition to the extensive catalogue of fantasy novels. The book followed Kelsea Glynn, as she was taken from her home at eighteen by a cadre of soldiers and forced into the role of queen of the kingdom.

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