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Book cover: In the Footsteps of Crazy HorseBook cover: In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse

In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse

by Joseph Marshall III

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on June 23, 2016 | Filed under Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Education, Elementary, Human Rights, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Social Studies/History

Jimmy McLean is a member of the Lakota, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at his light skin, light hair, and blue eyes. He is bullied at his school on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation,… More

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Inside Out and Back Again

by Thanha Lai

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on May 12, 2016 | Filed under Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Education, Elementary, Human Rights, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Resources, Social Studies/History

In Inside Out and Back Again (260 pgs, grades 4-7), Hà’s father has been missing in action for nine years during the Vietnam War. As concern for the family’s safety grows, Hà, her mother, and… More

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For Your Must-Read List: “George”

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on October 19, 2015 | Filed under Humane Connection

by Lauren Allison and Marsha Rakestraw In the book “George” (grades 4-6, 240 pgs), George was born a boy, but she knows she is a girl. And when no one is around, she calls herself… More

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George

by Alex Gino

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on October 12, 2015 | Filed under Books, Children's Books, Education, Elementary, Human Rights, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Psychology, Resources, Social Studies/History

George was born a boy, but she knows she is a girl. And when no one is around, she calls herself Melissa and reads magazines about clothes and makeup. These magazines are hidden, as are… More

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Wonder

by R.J. Palacio

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on September 1, 2015 | Filed under Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Education, Elementary, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Resources, Social Studies/History

In “Wonder” (310 pgs, grades 4-8), Auggie has a facial abnormality that has made the first years of his life difficult; in the words of Auggie: “Whatever you’re thinking, it’s probably worse.” Having been previously… More

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Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress

by Christine Baldacchino

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 21, 2015 | Filed under Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Early Childhood, Education, Elementary, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Resources, Social Studies/History

Morris Micklewhite loves to imagine himself exploring outer space or visiting far off jungles with elephants and tigers. Morris also loves to wear the tangerine dress and heels in the dress-up area of his classroom…. More

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Bully

by Lee Hirsch and Cynthia Lowen

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on March 9, 2015 | Filed under Citizenship & Community, College/Adult, Education, High School, Human Rights, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Parenting, Peace, Psychology, Resources, Social Studies/History, Videos/Movies

“They push me so far that I want to become the bully.” ~ Alex “Bully” (99 min) profiles several young people who have been bullied in various ways, from Alex, 12, who is bullied mainly… More

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The Ant Bully

by John A. Davis

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on October 20, 2014 | Filed under Citizenship & Community, Elementary, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Psychology, Resources, Videos/Movies

In “The Ant Bully” (90 min) (ages 7 and up) a colony of ants strive to protect themselves and get a little revenge by shrinking to ant size Lucas, a young boy who has been… More

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13 Children’s Picture Books about Bullying

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | 1 Comment | Published on October 9, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

As information about bullying becomes more pervasive, schools and others who serve children are striving to create anti-bully/pro-hero environments. Since bullying and exclusion can begin as early as preschool, it’s important that we who are… More

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For Your Must-Read List: What Comes After

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on October 6, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

This review was written by IHE media intern and M.Ed. graduate student, Lauren Allison. “What Comes After” by Steve Watkins (2011) (recommended for grades 10-12) In the blink of an eye, Iris Wight’s world is… More