When Liz’ s mother died of AIDS, she decided to take control of her own destiny and go back to high school, often completing her assignments in the hallways and subway stations where she slept. Liz squeezed four years of high school into two, while homeless; won a New York Times scholarship; and made it into the Ivy League. Breaking Night is an unforgettable and beautifully written story of one young woman’ s indomitable spirit to survive and prevail, against all odds.
I chose former Nasty Gal CEO and founder Sophia Amoruso's book #GIRLBOSS as an example of convergence because a hashtag was literally built into the book's title. This enabled the book to have an even wider and easier presence throughout social media. Not only was it good for promotion but the hashtag also embodied feminism and empowerment thusly, linking the two.
Read about two changes to my independent reading routine that made all the difference last year. Question those routine practices and you might find something you love! (reading logs, homework, status of class routine, back to school ideas for reading)