Stefanie Tschampel

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Origami-Inspired Cardboard Homeless Shelters, To Help People Get Off The Streets

The Cardborigami pop-up homeless shelters are great for people sleeping on the streets of L.A., but they’re just one step in a program to address the issue at its root cause.<p>Like other cities, Los Angeles struggles with homelessness–around 58,000 people are homeless in L.A. County, though the …

Housing

Vow

• <b>Author:</b> Wendy Plump<p>Monogamy is one of the most important vows we make in our marriages. Yet it is a rare spouse who does not face some level of temptation through the allure of other people. Sometimes the issues are resolved before anyone is hurt. But sometimes, as with Wendy Plump's marriage, the …

Paris: A Love Story

• <b>Author:</b> Kati Marton<p><b>This is a memoir for anyone who has ever fallen in love in Paris, or with Paris.</b><p><b>PARIS:</b> <b>A LOVE STORY</b><p><b>is for anyone who has ever had their heart broken or their life upended.</b><p>In this remarkably honest and candid memoir, award-winning journalist and distinguished author Kati Marton …

A Long Way Gone

• <b>Author:</b> Ishmael Beah<p><i>My new friends have begun to suspect I haven't told them the full story of my life.</i><i><br>"Why did you leave Sierra Leone?"</i><i><br>"Because there is a war."</i><i><br>"You mean, you saw people running around with guns and shooting each other?"</i><i><br>"Yes, all the time."</i><i><br>"Cool."</i><i><br>I smile a little.</i><i><br>"You should tell</i> …

Books

Soul Surfer

• <b>Author:</b> Bethany Hamilton<p><b>The amazing story of the thirteen-year-old surfer girl who lost her arm in a shark attack but never lost her faith -- and of her triumphant return to competitive surfing.</b><br>They say Bethany Hamilton has saltwater in her veins. How else could one explain the tremendous passion …

Young Titan

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Shelden<p>In modern memory, Winston Churchill remains the man with the cigar and the equanimity among the ruins. Few can remember that at the age of 40, he was considered washed up, his best days behind him. In <i>Young Titan,</i> historian Michael Shelden has produced the first biography …

My Beloved World

• <b>Author:</b> Sonia Sotomayor<p>The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. Now, with a candor and intimacy never undertaken by a sitting Justice, she recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal …

Sonia Sotomayor

Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

• <b>Author:</b> Robert K. Massie<p><b>“[A] tale of power, perseverance and passion . . . a great story in the hands of a master storyteller.”—The Wall Street Journal</b> <b></b><br>The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of <i>Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra,</i> and <i>The Romanovs</i> returns with another masterpiece of narrative …

Books

Gifted Hands 20th Anniversary Edition

• <b>Author:</b> Ben Carson, M.D.<p>In 1987, Dr. Benjamin Carson gained worldwide recognition for his part in the first successful separation of Siamese twins joined at the back of the head. Carson pioneered again in a rare procedure known as a hemispherectomy, giving children without hope a second chance at …

Ben Carson

Lean In

• <b>Author:</b> Sheryl Sandberg<p><b>The #1 international best seller</b><br>In <i>Lean In,</i> Sheryl Sandberg reignited the conversation around women in the workplace.<p>Sandberg is chief operating officer of Facebook and coauthor of <i>Option B</i> with Adam Grant. In 2010, she gave an electrifying TED talk in which she described how …

Sheryl Sandberg

Kisses from Katie

• <b>Author:</b> Katie J. Davis<p>The <i>New York Times</i> bestslling account of a courageous eighteen-year-old from Nashville who gave up every comfort and convenience to become the adoptive mother to thirteen girls in Uganda.<p>What would cause an eighteen-year-old senior class president and homecoming queen from …

Uganda