Discussion Starter: Teen Stowaway Lucky to Be Alive
30 April 2014
In The News San Jose, Calif.—After climbing into the wheel well of a Hawaii-bound airplane, 15-year-old Yahya Abdi likely survived by entering a hibernation-like state. The teenager, who lives with his father and stepmother in California, reportedly wanted to visit his mother in his homeland..
Discussion Starter: Outcry Grows to Free Kidnapped Girls
08 May 2014
In The News Chibok, Nigeria—Rallying around the cry “Bring Back Our Girls,” people worldwide are calling for the release of 276 teenage girls, kidnapped from their Nigerian school on April 14. The extremist group Boko Haram, whose name means “Western education is sin,” has claimed..