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Required Reading: 11 Authors Share the Books They Want Taught in Schools

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BookTrib is partnering with Bookish to bring you more great content. Every lifelong reader knows that the books you read as a child have the ability to mold you into the person you’ll become as an adult. In the hands of a teacher, a book can be a powerful tool in shaping a reader’s understanding of themselves and the world around them. To celebrate the start of a new school year, Bookish asked 11 authors to share the one book they’d most like to see in classrooms. The Youngest Marcher, Cynthia Levinson & Vanessa Brantley-Newton “The Youngest Marcher by Cynthia Levinson & Vanessa Brantley-Newton should be taught in schools, as it focuses on children who accomplished a powerful victory in the fight for civil rights…

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Malala Yousafzai’s #BooksNotBullets is Going to Save the World

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It’s not every day that we readers get a chance to help save the world, but Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai is giving us that opportunity with her recently launched #BooksNotBullets campaign. The inspiring young woman drew up the hashtag in promotion of a program to celebrate her 18th birthday, which asks world leaders to redirect military spending toward education for eight consecutive days. This program is detailed on Yousafzai’s blog and, if successful, could literally make the lives of every single child on the planet better for years to come. Luckily for citizens of the world, Malala’s initiative is getting no small amount of traction. Authors and readers all over the world are joining in on the hashtag. All you’ve…

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