Ana Maria Spagna
"Amid an alarming rise in xenophobia, Ana Maria Spagna stumbled upon a story: one day in 1875, on a high bluff over the Columbia River, a group of local Indigenous people murdered a large number of Chinese Miners and pushed their bodies off a cliff into the river. The incident was dubbed the Chelan Falls Massacre. Despite having lived in the area for decades, Spagna had never before heard of this event. In Pushed, she sets out to discover what really...
Fourteen-year-old Charlotte moves from the Rocky Mountains of Colorado to Washington's Cascade Mountains, where she hopes to continue training for the national snowboarding championships. After her father signs an anti-development petition, she loses access to the local resort and takes to the backcountry, where she meets nature on its own terms. When adventure turns to tragedy, Charlotte learns that even our deepest scars can be lucky ones.
From celestial navigation to sharpening blades, Ana Maria Spagna outlines 100 skills you'll find indispensable for life after an apocalyptic global catastrophe. She covers obvious needs like first aid and farming, while also providing suggestions on how to build a safe and culturally rich community through storytelling and music making. Full of quirky illustrations by Brian Cronin, this book will provoke surprise, debate, and laughter as it leads...