Category: Non-Fiction

2016 Reads, Non-Fiction, Social Studies

Parag Khanna’s Connectography – Explains Connectivity!

Connectography:Mapping the Future of Global Civilization - Parag Khanna I have always had an interest in geography. So when I first saw Connectography:Mapping the Future of Global Civilization by Parag Kahana, I knew it was a book for me! It was amazing the way Khanna took geography to a whole new level in Connectography. The Washington Post agrees and says this about Connectography.... “Incredible . . . We don’t often question the typical world map that hangs on the walls of classrooms—a patchwork of yellow, pink and green that separates the world into more than two hundred nations. But Parag Khanna, a global strategist, says that...

2015 Reads, Non-Fiction

The Promise of a Pencil – Adam Braun

The Promise of a Pencil:How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change                                   Adam  Braun   A pencil a simple writing instrument that many of us couldn't wait to leave behind and move on to the mighty pen! But as Adam Braun visited many countries while he attended the Semester at Sea program, he asked children what they would want most, if they could have anything in the world. What he discovered was that many children wanted simple things like: to dance, or a...