"It wasn’t just that I liked my name. There was an ick factor attendant upon this tradition that I couldn’t figure out until I was older. The problem was the power dynamic. We all sense that names are important. So why didn’t men have to change theirs? Why did their identities take precedence? Why did they get to be superior?"
Must-read classics, including The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Even if you read this story as a child, its themes of love, loss, isolation, and imagination are relevant at all stages of life.
The Westing Game Author: Ellen Raskin First published: 1979 Mysterious millionaire Sam Westing gathers sixteen potential heirs to his fortune together in the Sunset Towers apartment building on Lake Michigan. They are divided into pairs and given a set of clues that will reveal who murdered Westing. The pair that solves the mystery will inherit Westing’s fortune and paper product company.