KidSpirit, Global Platform By and For Youth, Releases New Print Volume

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BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Dec. 4, 2019 - 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 2018.

The Best of KidSpirit, Volume VI, 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 70 kids around the world voted in this year's KidSpirit Awards, selecting 20 articles, poems, and works of art for special recognition. All of the winners are featured in the new volume, along with similarly lauded content published last year. The book was officially launched at the KidSpirit Awards celebration in New York City in November.

Four issues of the online magazine are represented in The Best of KidSpirit, Volume VI, each exploring a youth-chosen theme. Readers will discover global youth voices on the topics of The Speed of Now, Storytelling and Narrative, The Adventurous Spirit, and Reality and Perception. Writers and artists included in the volume hail from across the United States, as well as Canada, China, India, Israel, Pakistan, Paraguay, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.

Each issue of KidSpirit revolves around a Big Question posed by the editors and answered in depth by one contributor. All four responses from 2018 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 explores how the next generation can responsibly implement new technology. Another contributor reflects on how a growth mindset can transform the learning process. A young author offers a window into her multicultural, interfaith upbringing. In an unusual collaborative Feature article, seven young people around the world share interconnected stories from their heritages.

KidSpirit also includes one column, called PerSpectives, authored by adults, featuring wisdom on each theme from an expert in the field. The Best of KidSpirit, Volume VI, contains pieces by John Palfrey, Ngugi w a Thiong'o, Karen Darke, and Dr. Anil Seth.

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 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 Complimentary review copies are available upon request.

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