Mandela and the General by John Carlin with art by Oriol Malet
Will the freedom struggle end in a bloodbath? Nelson Mandela’s fight against racism is about to spiral into an all-out race war. Unless he can win over his archenemy, the white supremacist General... READ MORE
Throughout the year, Orange County Library System, City of Orlando’s Mayor Matching Grant recipient, proudly partners with Mayor Buddy’s Book Club, a City of Orlando youth program, to host monthly book... READ MORE
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up For Education And Changed The World by Malala Yousafzai with Patricia McCormick
Malala Yousafzai, now known simply as Malala, is an international symbol of peace. She will turn just 24 years old this month.
In October... READ MORE
Called to Forgive: The Charleston Church Shooting, a Victim’s Husband, and the Path to Healing and Peace by Anthony B. Thompson with Denise George
Could you forgive the murderer your spouse?
On June 17, 2015, nine Black people were killed during a Bible... READ MORE
Byento Lekòl pral fèmen, epi elèv yo pral jwi vakans ete yo. Pandan ke vakans ete a se yon bon moman pou yo pran plezi ak detann, konsa tou li kapab fè yo pèdi sa yo te aprann pandan lane lekòl la. Ki pi bon fason pou ede pitit ou yo kenbe ladrès akademik ak konesans yo te... READ MORE
The Peacemakers: Leadership Lessons From Twentieth-Century Statesmanship by Bruce W. Jentleson
In the 20th century, great leaders played vital roles in making the world a fairer and more peaceful place. How did they do it? What lessons can be drawn for the 21st... READ MORE
A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power by Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter turns 97 this month. In addition to being the 39th President of the United States (1977–1981), he is the author of over 30 books which include nonfiction, children’s books and... READ MORE
Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor by Yossi Klein Halevi
One Israeli’s powerful attempt to reach beyond the wall that separates Israelis and Palestinians. In a series of letters, Yossi Klein Halevi explains what motivated him to leave his native New York in his... READ MORE
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