A Montgomery County woman talks about her time in Poland’s Lodz ghetto during the Holocaust
A group of older athletes in Montgomery County are pushing their limits with a coach and teammates who live for triathlons.
Writing Programs that Fit the Form
Poets & Writers
For aspiring novelists, a workshop that offers sustained feedback on one’s book—a book being an often complex, sprawling, and years-long project—can be hard to find.
Tired of People Asking Where You’re Going to College? Here’s What to Say
Washington Post Magazine
Queries about college admissions are stressful. Counselors and consultants can offer help.
Firefighting is for Girls
Most girls don’t dream of becoming firefighters when they grow up. Clare Burley wants to change that.
At Their Peak
Ellie Zartman and Suzy Maroon started hiking together 20 years ago (at age 58 and 61). In the years since, they’ve gone on 18 hiking trips in 21 countries. This piece won the 2017 American Society of Journalists and Authors award in the Profiles category.
Annual Editions: Human Sexualities,
31st edition McGraw-Hill, 2009
Annual Editions are updated on a regular basis through a continuous monitoring of over 300 periodical sources. The articles selected are authored by prominent scholars, researchers, and commentators writing for a general audience. Essay: Torn Between Two Mothers, Christine Koubek, Ladies’ Home Journal, September 2008. “A woman adopted as an infant recounts her touching story of being reunited with her birth mother and the complexities of managing a relationship with two mothers.”
Friends, Cliques, and Peer Pressure: Be True to Yourself
Enslow Publishers, 2002
Teen Issues Series An advice-based book for teens on the pressure to be popular and choosing friends. The book covers how cliques can be harmful and how to get out of one if necessary. Comments from fellow teens are woven throughout offering added perspective and advice on bullies, what makes a great friend and how to stay true to oneself.