Books: Passports to the World Challenge

If you've always wanted to travel, but it's just not in the budget, this challenge is for you. The goal of the Books: Passports to the World challenge is to read a book a week set in a different country.

There are just under 200 recognized countries in the world today, my plan is to come up with books set in 52 of those places. Why 52? There are 52 weeks in a year, so each week I'll be posting a review of a book from one of the countries.

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The Orphan Master's Son (North Korea)
By Pam · 1 post · 10 views
last updated Aug 08, 2013 04:19PM
Sharing with young folks in your life?
By Pam · 5 posts · 16 views
last updated Apr 10, 2013 01:41PM
An adventure in Congo-a YA book
By Pam · 1 post · 10 views
last updated Mar 24, 2013 04:44AM
Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina by Raquel Cepeda (Dominican Republic)
By Read In Colou… , Citizen of the World of Books · 1 post · 11 views
last updated Mar 10, 2013 09:20PM
Red Scarf Girl-A YA book/ China
By Pam · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Mar 08, 2013 12:24PM
Haiti/"A Wedding in Haiti"
By Pam · 1 post · 9 views
last updated Mar 03, 2013 06:22PM
Other "World Challenge" books read
By Pam · 1 post · 8 views
last updated Mar 03, 2013 05:38PM
The Autobiography of My Mother Review
By Pam · 1 post · 6 views
last updated Mar 03, 2013 05:32PM
Maman's Homesick Pie by Donia Bijan (Iran)
By Read In Colou… , Citizen of the World of Books · 1 post · 6 views
last updated Mar 01, 2013 08:22AM
Faceless by Amma Darko (Ghana)
By Read In Colou… , Citizen of the World of Books · 1 post · 17 views
last updated Mar 01, 2013 08:21AM
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Petals from the Sky
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