Mary Jackson

Mary is a book reviewer and reporter for WORLD. She is a World Journalism Institute and Greenville University graduate who previously worked for the Lansing (Mich.) State Journal. Mary resides with her family in the San Francisco Bay area. Follow her on Twitter @mbjackson77.

Dollars and sense

Children’s Books | Books to help kids understand economics
by Mary Jackson
Posted 3/10/17, 06:39 pm

Ox-Cart Man 

Donald Hall

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Children’s Books
by Mary Jackson
Posted 1/26/17, 03:33 pm

Picture books can provide children an age-appropriate introduction to weighty and complex historical figures.

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Life on ice

Life | Tens of thousands of U.S. fertility treatments have resulted in a multitude of frozen embryos. Their mothers must decide: Use them or lose them?
by Mary Jackson
Posted 1/06/17, 04:00 am

On a clear California morning, golden hills stretch to the east of Interstate Highway 680 as commuters pass by on the way to San Francisco Bay. For many, the Crow Canyon exit in San Ramon is nothing more than an affluent pit stop, with a string of hotels, chain restaurants, and office buildings.

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