BOOK REVIEW: 'Living Safely, Aging Well' by Dorothy A. Drago, M.P.H.

You probably don't need to be reminded that, as we age, our bodies change. Bones get fragile, eyesight dims, hearing can fade, balance can go out of whack. But mere awareness puts you on the advantage.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Charly's Epic Fiascos: Beware of Boys' by Kelli London

Sometimes, even the best intentions get out of hand, as you’ll see in the new novel "Charly's Epic Fiascos: Beware of Boys" by Kelli London.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Saint Monkey' by Jacinda Townsend

Do we ever outgrow wanting what someone else has? Or, as in the new novel "Saint Monkey" by Jacinda Townsend, do we instead learn that those things are as tarnished as our own?

Books About African-American History Tours & Tourism

A list of books about African-American history tours and tourism

BOOK REVIEW: 'I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, The Staple Singers, and the March Up Freedom's Highway' by Greg Kot

In the new book "I'll Take You There" by Greg Kot, you'll see how one father's push left a mark on his family and on music.

Recommended Reading about African-American Architecture

Selden Richmond's vast and varied collection of architecture provides an archive of African-American history.

BOOK REVIEW: 'True Story' by Ni-Ni Simone

Sometimes the hardest choice can backfire the worst.

BOOK REVIEW: 'A Reader's Book of Days' by Tom Nissley

Did you ever wonder how your favorite author filled his or her time? Did you ever imagine what life-changing events made someone’s story unfold? Browse through "A Reader's Book of Days" by Tom Nissley, and you'll peek at literary lives.

BOOK REVIEW: 'American Adventures: Westward Journeys' by Judy Young and Devin Scillian

Sometimes, it's fun to imagine what life might've been like as a pioneer. "American Adventures: Westward Journeys" helps your child understand the hardships and joys of that time more than a century ago.

Books by Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his ...

Recommended Books on Adolescent Health and Wellness

There's a big difference between an adult's body and your body, between adults' health mysteries and your health mysteries, between their questions and your questions. So, teens, this book is for YOU.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Band-Aid for a Broken Leg' by Damien Brown

In the book "Band-Aid for a Broken Leg" by Damien Brown, you'll read about one doctor's experiences, literally in the field.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Bargain Fever: How to Shop in a Discounted World' by Mark Ellwood

With the gossipy tone of a sure insider and the info to match, author Mark Ellwood pokes around retail shelves and e-stores to teach us why we shop, how we buy, and why the rules are constantly changing for both ...

Book Honors Former Teachers' Union Chief William Simons

A new biography about William H. Simons focuses on a legacy that has impacted scores of educators, students and parents.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Letters to an Incarcerated Brother' by Hill Harper

You’re in prison and it's a whole new world in there, one you're not sure you can survive. But when you read "Letters to an Incarcerated Brother” by Hill Harper, you'll see that you have choices.