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In the Spotlight: Haiti

The death toll is rising from a massive earthquake that has left tens if not hundreds of thousands people dead and many more in emergency living conditions.
Want to help? CNN gives a listing of aid organizations that will be specifically helping Haiti.

Learning more:
According to the CIA Factbook, Haiti is the poorest country in the Western hemisphere. You can learn more about its unique culture and troubled history in books from the library.

Book cover shown is from the novel Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat.