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John Green Novel, ‘Turtles All the Way Down,’ Will Highlight Mental Illness
“I’ve been working on Turtles All the Way Down for years, and I’m so excited to share it with readers this October,” Green said in a statement. “This is my first attempt to write directly about the kind of mental illness that has affected my life since childhood, so while the story is fictional, it is also quite personal.” THE FULL STORY
Eleven-year-old Rallies His Peers Around Reading
An 11-year-old from St. Louis, Sidney Keys III, wants to celebrate African American culture-themed stories and improve the literacy rate among his peers, so he founded Books N Bros, a reading club to show other boys that literature can be fun. THE FULL STORY