Gilman, Dorothy. Mrs. Pollifax and the Golden Triangle. New York: Doubleday, 1988.
Reason read: I started the Mrs. Pollifax series in September 2017 in honor of Grandparents Day. 356 more words
Jal, Emmanuel. War Child: a Child Soldier’s Story. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2009.
Reason read: Sudan’s civil war ended in January.
Jal is a typical boy, revering the warriors in uniform who stand before him and looking up to the fighter pilots who banish the enemy from the sky. 370 more words
Garland, Alex. The Beach. New York: Riverhead Books, 1997.
Reason read: Thailand’s Constitution Day is observed on December 10th.
The quick and dirty plot: Richard is a young and adventurous English traveler hellbent on moving around the fringes of the world with a brazen attitude. 179 more words