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PTPI's Global Book Club - December Selection

PTPI's Global Book Club - December Selection

Join PTPI's Global Membership Director, Liz Wegman, in reading Tracy Slater's The Good ShufuREAD MORE>

Discussion Questions for The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Discussion Questions for The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

“We should be choosing what to keep, not what we want to get rid of.” - Marie Kondo READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for My Life in France - Food as Symbol

Discussion Questions for My Life in France - Food as Symbol

Questions answered by Matthew Hughes (Manager, Global Education Programs) READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for My Life in France - Bridging Cultures

Discussion Questions for My Life in France - Bridging Cultures

Questions answered by Matthew Hughes (Manager, Global Education Programs)  READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for My Life in France

Discussion Questions for My Life in France

Questions prepared by Matthew Hughes (Manager, Global Education Programs) READ MORE>

PTPI's Global Book Club - July Selection

PTPI's Global Book Club - July Selection

​Join PTPI Program Coordinator Matthew Hughes in reading Julia Child’s My Life in France through a cultural lens. READ MORE>

PTPI's Global Book Club- May Selection

PTPI's Global Book Club- May Selection

Join PTPI’s Atlanta, Georgia USA Chapter as they lead a book discussion centered on The Tortilla Curtain, a novel by U.S. author T.C. Boyle. READ MORE>

Discussion Question for The Dignity of Difference

Discussion Question for The Dignity of Difference

Question answered by Clark Plexico, President and CEO, People to People International. Some people have asked me why I think The Dignity of Difference is relevant to People to People International (PTPI).  Some say it is difficult to read and has no story line or characters with whom to identify.  Others are confused by the religious references. READ MORE>

PTPI's Global Book Club - March Selection

PTPI's Global Book Club - March Selection

Please join President and CEO Clark Plexico and PTPI members from around the world as we delve into The Dignity of Difference: How to Avoid the Clash of Civilizations by Jonathan Sacks. READ MORE>

Discussion Question for 10% Happier - Meditation Challenge

Discussion Question for 10% Happier - Meditation Challenge

At the end of his book, 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help that Actually Works – A True Story, Dan Harris includes section titled “Appendix: Instructions.” I like this section, because it feels as though you are left with an action plan. Harris wants to help you achieve what he achieved, so he provides realistic and encouraging suggestions for a number of options to try, as well as answers to questions he feels might arise as you make the attempt to incorporate meditation in your life. READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for 10% Happier – The Voice in Your Head

Discussion Questions for 10% Happier – The Voice in Your Head

This book has a long title: 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works – A True Story. I guess Dan Harris wanted to make it clear that his book had a lot to offer, I don’t know. I do know that one element of that sentence following the colon appealed more to me than the other two: the part where Harris indicates that he successfully tamed the voice in his head. (His use of the Oxford comma was also appealing, but that’s neither here nor there.) READ MORE>

PTPI's Global Book Club - January Selection

PTPI's Global Book Club - January Selection

PTPI is looking forward to starting 2015 with the 27th Global Book Club selection – 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works – A True Story by Dan Harris. READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for 10% Happier

Discussion Questions for 10% Happier

People to People International’s Global Book Club is a way to connect with your global community. Global Book Club members communicate about valuable, international topics and gain unique insight and understanding of various cultural views in relation to those topics. READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for The Light Between Oceans

Discussion Questions for The Light Between Oceans

Questions prepared by K. Saroja, Global Book Club Guest Reader
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Discussion Questions for The Light Between Oceans-Everyday Miracles

Discussion Questions for The Light Between Oceans-Everyday Miracles

Tom Sherbourne has strong work and moral ethics. What makes him to give in to Isabel’s interpretation that the baby was ‘God’s Gift’ to them and not discharge his duty as lighthouse keeper, informing the authorities about the boat with a dead man and a baby? READ MORE>

PTPI's Global Book Club-December Selection

PTPI's Global Book Club-December Selection

It is a pleasure to announce the 26th selection for PTPI’s Global Book Club, The Light Between Oceans, by M.L. Steadman. We are delighted to have a guest reader for this selection, longtime PTPI member and Global Book Club participant K. Saroja. READ MORE>

PTPI's Global Book Club: Same, Same But Different & Growing Up Global

PTPI's Global Book Club: Same, Same But Different & Growing Up Global

Growing Up Global really opened my eyes as a parent and I realized there is so much we could do at home for little or no cost to help our son learn about other cultures.  The book is full of activities and facts that are easily explained to younger kids and older kids can delve into more.  We listed a lot of the activities on our first blog post and we as a family decided to try the international movie and dinner/snack. READ MORE>

PTPI's Global Book Club: November Selection

PTPI's Global Book Club: November Selection

PTPI Global Book Club Guest Reader, Alex Nunn (son of PTPI's Administration Manager Rebecca Nunn)
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Discussion Questions 2 for Same, Same But Different & Growing Up Global

Discussion Questions 2 for Same, Same But Different & Growing Up Global

This blog post was prepared by Rebecca Nunn, Manager of Administration. Her son, Alex, draws a photo of his house, something he would share with a pen pal if he had one.  READ MORE>

Discussion Question for Like Water for Chocolate-Cooking with Love

Discussion Question for Like Water for Chocolate-Cooking with Love

What traditions does your family have that involve food? Is there a secret ingredient or preparation method that your family claims as only yours? READ MORE>

Discussion Question for Like Water for Chocolate

Discussion Question for Like Water for Chocolate

Questions prepared by Matthew Hughes, Program Coordinator at PTPI READ MORE>

PTPI's Global Book Club: Announcing Our Next Three Selections

PTPI's Global Book Club: Announcing Our Next Three Selections

Over the next three months, we will be reading the following books: Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel, Same, Same But Different by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw, Growing Up Global: Raising Children to Be At Home in the World by Homa Sabet Tavangar, and The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Steadman READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for The Invention of Wings-Going Against the Grain

Discussion Questions for The Invention of Wings-Going Against the Grain

Question answered by Rosanne Rosen, Former Senior Vice President of Operations READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for The Invention of Wings

Discussion Questions for The Invention of Wings

​Questions prepared by Rosanne Rosen, Former Senior Vice President of Operations READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for I am Malala-Support and Success

Discussion Questions for I am Malala-Support and Success

Question answered by Betsy Warfield, Manager Special Programs READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for The Dressmaker of Khair Khana

Discussion Questions for The Dressmaker of Khair Khana

​Our staff readers have prepared this list of discussion questions for those reading The Dressmaker of Khair Khana by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon. We hope you will pick up this inspiring book and join the conversation! READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for Same, Same But Different & Growing Up Global

Discussion Questions for Same, Same But Different & Growing Up Global

Illustration from Same, Same But Different by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw. Question answered by Rebecca Nunn, Manager of Administration READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for Little Bee

Discussion Questions for Little Bee

​Our staff readers have prepared this list of discussion questions for those reading Little Bee by Chris Cleave. Later this week we will be introducing staff reading the book and they will begin posting their own thoughts on these questions. We hope you will join the conversation! READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for The Alchemist

Discussion Questions for The Alchemist

Our staff readers have prepared this list of discussion questions for those reading The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho.  Next week, we will be introducing staff reading the book and they will begin posting their own thoughts on these questions…and we hope you will join the conversation! READ MORE>

Discussion Questions for Trail of Tears

Discussion Questions for Trail of Tears

​Our staff readers have prepared this list of discussion questions for those reading Trail of Tears.  Use these if you are starting your own book club, or just keep the questions in mind as you are reading the book.  Next week, we will be introducing our staff readers.  They will begin posting their own thoughts on these questions…and we hope you will join the conversation! READ MORE>