In 1969 the Vietnam War was a sinking ship. Some 300 men were coming home each week in boxes. Peace negotiations had stalled. Lawmakers rallied against the war, as did the people, in proportions never seen before. In the middle of the maelstrom, in the middle of the most controversial year, in a most controversial war, one U.S. ship did sink. This is their heartbreaking story.
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Free Book Friday Non-Fiction!
“Lost in My Mind” is a stunning memoir describing Kelly Bouldin Darmofal’s journey from adolescent girl to special education teacher, wife and mother — despite severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Spanning three decades, Kelly’s journey is unique in its focus on TBI education in America (or lack thereof). Kelly also abridges her mother’s journals to describe forgotten experiences.
Power. Revenge. Love. Shakespeare’s themes can be found in any schoolyard. And so a naïve Mel Ryane volunteers to create The Shakespeare Club at a public school – for kids who have never seen a play, much less acted in one. With a lifetime of theatrical experience but zero classroom skills, Mel throws herself into this rollicking adventure expecting to inspire young lives.
We’ve got yet another awesome “Grab Bag” giveaway for you this week! Up for grabs is a copy of HAPPIER AT HOME by Gretchen Rubin and DIVERGENT THINKING edited by Leah Wilson.
This book provides social workers, outreach clinicians, case managers, and concerned community members with a pretreatment guide for assisting homeless couples, youth, and single adults. Chapters explore policy and research accompanied by narratives that trace a person’s journey from homelessness to housing and beyond.
Do you consider yourself a hunter? If you have you ever dated, played sports, or held a job, then your answer should be yes. We are always hunting—trying to track down and take the things we want, the things that will make our life bigger, better, safer; more satisfying, exciting, and just plain fun.
Sam saw something awful and scary! Ms. Carol, a special therapist, will show Sam how to feel better. Children can help Sam feel better too by using drawings, play, and storytelling activities. They will be able to identify and manage their own feelings and difficulties in their lives following a traumatic event, crisis, or grief.
What if you could add at least 2 free hours to your day, in 60 seconds or less? It’s possible and in Cure Overwhelm Now bestselling Author Travis Cody shows you his unique, easy-to-follow system called “The Overwhelm Cure.” Follow along and you too will become “time rich”, instead of crunched for time. Isn’t it time you got back to doing the things you loved to do?