Right now, my husband is the only e-reader in our house and he loves it when I surprise him with a new download. If I come across a book that I think he might be interested in, I go ahead and download it to his device. (Easiest gift shopping ever.) If your teen prefers reading on a tablet or other reading devise, why not surprise them by doing the same? Bonus: library e-loans are free!
Irate Phil the Marshall and Fran Ten Thousand Gs: People who have little or nothing are entitled by common sense to wish for anything good they can envision. Fran G.- Do you mean to say you hold the right of corporate free speech sacred? (Would regulating it depress your investments?) I tend to think the rights of corporate personhood awkwardly inflicted by the Supreme Court (especially Justice Fielding) under the 14th Amendment are a formidable impediment to individual and states rights and to accountability in any tort.While I believe in drastic reform, enforcing and perfecting the current statutes may be the first non-violent step. As for education, we would do about as well to abolish compulsory attendance for those over age 12 as to keep young adults confined in an archaic prison or factory setting with authoritarian discipline. (Why not individual grants for internships instead? As a child actor I learned on the job along with cousins Ronnie and Clint.) 2b1af7f3a8