Be Light Like a Bird
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by Monica Schröder Capstone Young Readers, 2016 239 pgs Grades 5-8 Wren is a 12-year-old girl learning how to navigate…
Drita, My Homegirl
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by Jenny Lombard G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2006. 144 pgs Grades 3-5 Drita, a refugee from war-torn Kosovo, is trying to…
Seeing Red
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by Kathryn Erskine Scholastic Press, 2013. 344 pgsGrades 5-8 It’s 1972, and Red Porter is on the cusp of turning…
Turtle Girl
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by Carole Crowe Boyds Mills Press, 2008. Grades K-2 Magdalena’s grandmother has taught her all about helping to protect baby…
Good Night, Commander
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A young boy who has lost his leg — and his mother — in the war, acts out imaginary battles…
To Bear Reality, We Must Cultivate Joy, Connection, Compassion
We’re swamped with some exciting projects (stay tuned), so please enjoy this repost from 11/24/08. T.S. Eliot once wrote, “Humankind…
HBO Airing Documentary About Our Relationships with Dogs
Dogs are a powerful and poignant example of our relationship with animals. In the U.S. we keep millions of them…
6 Tips for Living with the Darker Emotions
by Marsha Rakestraw There’s no question that when we explore global issues, we discover an enormous amount of exploitation, oppression,…
I Hate War and Death Play…But It May Be Helpful for Our Kids
This post is by contributing blogger Kelly Coyle DiNorcia, a graduate of our M.Ed. program, and a humane educator specializing…