The Good Braider
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by Terry Farish Marshall Cavendish, 2012. 213 pgs Grades 7-10 Told in free verse poetry, The Good Braider follows Viola…
Caminar
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“Caminar” (193 pgs) is the story of a young boy named Carlos growing up in Chopán, Guatemala. The story begins…
The Red Pencil
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In “The Red Pencil” (309 pgs), Amira Bright is a young girl living in South Darfur with her mother, Muma,…
Brown Girl Dreaming
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Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1963. In “Brown Girl Dreaming” (320 pgs) Woodson uses free…
October Mourning
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On October 6, 1998, University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard, who was gay, was lured into a truck, driven out…
Submit Your Artistic or Literary Work About Social Justice in Education
Art and literature are powerful tools for social change. If you’re a classroom humane educator who is passionate about using…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: Spoken Word Poem on “Hipster Racism”
Despite what many white people would like to believe — and what the mainstream media says is so — racism…
This is Our Moment in the Sun
In the most recent issue of The Sun magazine, there’s an interview with Ran Ortner, an ocean landscape artist. It’s…
Humane Education and the Power of Poetry
Our friends at HEART recently posted about some of the ways that they’ve combined poetry and humane education in the…
Our Big Home: An Earth Poem
Describes the sun, earth, water and other elements of the natural world shared by all beings.
Enter the Rachel Carson Sense of Water Contest
The U.S. EPA, Generations United, the Dance Exchange, Rachel Carson Council, Inc., and the National Center for Creative Aging are…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: Rethinking Short
“He told me I’m not allowed to angry. ‘Cause I’m white. I’m a male. And I’m straight. But he overlooked…