Climb Every Mountain

Fans of hiking and mountain climbing will enjoy these hidden gems. Have you read and seen Wild by Cheryl Strayed? The film is a great adaptation. In Anita Shreve‘s A Change in Altitude (2009), newlyweds Margaret, a photojournalist, and Patrick, a new doctor at the Nairobi Hospital, experience altitude and attitude adjustments as part of a climbing party… More Climb Every Mountain

Teen Biographies

Here are a few inspirational stories from teenagers that I have enjoyed recently! Taking Flight by Michaela DePrince The memoir is easily my favorite genre – I find the lives of other people endlessly fascinating. Some stories seem to stay with me long after I’ve turned the last page. Taking Flight is one of those… More Teen Biographies

Research Tips From Richard: The Boston Athenaeum and John F. Kennedy

Athenaeums nowadays are not ivory towers of refuge for scholars only. That image has long left the Portsmouth Athenaeum, founded in 1817, as well as the Boston Athenaeum, founded in 1807. Both are private institutions that, public relations-wise, have opened their doors for fresh air and to invite the general public for lectures, art exhibits, and various events.… More Research Tips From Richard: The Boston Athenaeum and John F. Kennedy