Youth Development Coalition of Lincoln County

Great Reads!

What Kids Need to Succeed!
Authored by Tough

Great collections of highly effective schools that use ambitious strategies to increase college graduation.  Book is supported with multiple research papers.
Learn about grit, resiliency, and other character related factors that make youth successful in life.


Internet Research: 
       Search Institute's
       40-Developmental Assets 

The Ford Family Foundation offers free books for community capacity building for rural communities.  Please contact their website for the list of books offering insight and research in the area of academics and youth programs.