KidSpirit, Award-Winning Publication By and For Youth, Releases New Volume

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BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Nov. 12, 2018 - PRLog -- KidSpirit, the award-winning magazine and community by and for 11-to-17-year-olds, releases its print compilation of the most outstanding work published by youth on its online platform during 2017.

The Best of KidSpirit, Volume V, features pieces selected by the publication's global network of teen editors as most exemplifying its mission to explore life's big questions in an open and collaborative spirit. Over 50 kids around the world voted in this year's KidSpirit Awards, selecting 21 articles, poems, and works of art. All of the winners are featured in the new volume, along with similarly lauded content published last year. The book will be officially launched at the KidSpirit Awards celebration in New York City on November 13.

Four issues of the online magazine are represented in The Best of KidSpirit, Volume V, each exploring a youth-chosen theme. Readers will discover global youth voices on the topics of Simplicity and Complexity, Resilience, Unity and Division, and Creation and Destruction. Writers and artists included in the volume hail from across the United States, as well as Bosnia Herzegovina, China, Israel, India, and Pakistan.

Each issue of KidSpirit revolves around a Big Question posed by the editors and answered in depth by one contributor. All four responses from 2017 are included in the compilation.The volume also offers inspiring personal stories of transformation, eye-opening expository investigations of meaningful topics, powerful poetry, and more. One writer shares the complexities of communication for those who, like him, are non-verbal. Another contributor reflects on how conflict and displacement has affected her family. A young author shares a surprising revelation about creativity and perfection that came from assembling an Ikea cabinet. Four young people around the world give their take on how the next generation can work towards a more collaborative future.

KidSpirit also includes one column authored by adults, featuring wisdom on each theme from an expert in the field. The Best of KidSpirit, Volume V, contains pieces by Rev. Konrad Ryushin Marchaj, Nick Stuart, Benjamin Jealous, and Roshi Joan Halifax.

This book is a rich resource for families, educators, and youth workers looking for meaningful content and discussion starters, and a great addition to school libraries. KidSpirit has received over 15 awards to date and has been recognized by a rare blend of journalistic, parenting, and education organizations, including S&P, Parents' Choice, AEP, School Library Journal, Common Sense Media, and Family Circle.

This edition and previous editions of The Best of KidSpirit Online can be purchased at https://kidspiritonline.com/about/in-print/. Complementary review copies are available upon request.

For further information or interviews, contact Justine Woods at the information below.

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