The 13-Year-Old Who Is Championing World Literacy, a Million Books at a Time

By  | The Good News – Tue, Jan 28, 2014 5:26 PM EST

Freedom begins in the mind, and one 13-year-old girl aims to liberate children the world over with a book campaign to advocate world literacy.

When she was only 8, Maria Keller took it upon herself to begin collecting books for kids. She founded her own nonprofit, Read Indeed, and this month surpassed her goal of sending over a million books to children in various parts of the globe.

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Adolescent Sleep, School Start Times, and Teen Motor Vehicle Crashes

Adolescent Sleep, School Start Times, and Teen Motor Vehicle Crashes

“Later school start times may both increase the sleep of adolescents and decrease their risk of motor vehicle crashes.”

A deprived sleep bank is a dangerous thing to have!