unCommon Authors, an Author Video Series: POVERTY, BY AMERICA by Matthew Desmond

                                                                  PRH Education/Common Reads presents: unCommon Authors unCommon Authors is a monthly video series highlighting exceptional and unique authors talking about their books.

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FROM THE PAGE: An excerpt from Adam Grant’s Hidden Potential

Hidden Potential offers a new framework for raising aspirations and exceeding expectations. Adam Grant weaves together groundbreaking evidence, surprising insights, and vivid storytelling that takes readers from the classroom to the boardroom, the playground to the Olympics, and underground to outer space. Grant explores how to build the character skills and motivational structures to realize one’s

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FROM THE PAGE: An excerpt from Jordan Salama’s Stranger in the Desert

Jordan Salama, author of Every Day the River Changes, is American, Syrian, Argentinian, and Iraqi Jewish. Inspired by his global genealogy and the family lore that he may have long-lost relatives in Argentina, Jordan goes in search of the “Lost Salamas,” traveling more than a thousand miles through the Argentine Andes.   “Kan ya makan .

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