Blood and Earth: Modern Slavery, Ecocide, and the Secret to Saving the World
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by Kevin Bales Spiegel and Grau, 2016 277 pgs Grades 11 and up “Modern slavery is destroying the planet.” ~…
Fannie Never Flinched: One Woman’s Courage In the Struggle For American Labor Union Rights
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by Mary Cronk Farrell Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2016. 44 pgs Grades 4-8 Fannie Sellins lived during the age…
The Kindness Club: Chloe on the Bright Side
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by Courtney Shienmel Bloomsbury USA Children’s, 2016. 224 pgs Grades 3-6 Chloe Silver is starting 5th grade, and as if…
Do Something! A Handbook for Young Activists
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by Nancy Lublin Workman Publishing, 2010. 280 pgs Grades 4-9 Do Something! A Handbook For Young Activists is a workbook…
I Am Not a Number
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by Jenny Kay Dupuis and Kathy Kacer Second Story Press, 2016. Grades 3-6 A dark shadow fills the doorway, and…
A Piggy’s Tale: The Adventures of a 3-Legged Super-Pup
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By Tod Emko and Ethan Young Bohemian Press, 2016. 96 pgs Grades 4 and up After he loses his leg…
Forked: A New Standard for American Dining
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by Saru Jayaraman Oxford University Press, 2016. 248 pgs At some point, many of us may have dined at a…
Towers Falling
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by Jewell Parker Rhodes Little, Brown and Company, 2016. 228 pgs Grades 3-7 Deja is starting 5th grade at a…
Knock Knock: My Dad’s Dream for Me
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by Daniel Beaty Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2013. Grades K-3 The daily Knock Knock ritual between a father…
Follow the Moon Home: A Tale of One Idea, Twenty Kids, and a Hundred Sea Turtles
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by Philippe Cousteau Chronicle Books, 2016 Grades K-4 Vivienne is new to her community. Her mom says it will soon…
Almost Home
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by Joan Bauer Puffin Books, 2012| 264 pgs Grades 5-8 When the sheriff knocks on Sugar Mae Cole’s door to…
When a Butterfly Sneezes: A Guide for Helping Kids Explore Interconnections in Our World Through Favorite Stories
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by Linda Booth Sweeney Pegasus Communications, 2001. 128 pages Systems thinking can be a challenging concept to grasp. Sweeney’s book…