Outstanding Books I
This is a list of suggested reading for college-bound students and lifelong learners.
Growing up in New York can be agonizing, humorous, and always a challenge for the teens who tell their stories.
Through photographs and eloquent text, the author unveils the diversity and unique quality of human cultures around the world.
A woman in poverty struggles to find happiness in an arranged marriage to a peasant farmer in southern India.
A gripping, humorous look at Sing Sing prison through the eyes of a writer who worked there.
Precious Jones is having her father's baby, but her classmates and a dedicated teacher help her to fight back.
Pipher looks at societal "girl poisoning" and the emotional and psychological havoc it wreaks on the lives of young women.
Edna, an unhappy wife and mother, discovers new qualities in herself when she visits a resort for the Creole elite.
A young Ibo girl and the son a prosperous former slave strive to be together despite tribal customs keeping them apart.
This multigenerational tale of a Sioux family is told in the voices of the living and the dead.