The Good Braider
Books
by Terry Farish Marshall Cavendish, 2012. 213 pgs Grades 7-10 Told in free verse poetry, The Good Braider follows Viola…
What Messages Are We Modeling?
by Marsha Rakestraw A 2015 Gallup poll shows that a third of Americans “want animals to have the same rights…
Four Must-See Films About Sexual Assault
by Marsha Rakestraw Although the “Stanford rape case” has garnered the most attention lately, the sexual assault of women and…
Black Lives Matter Global Issues Guide
Global Issues Guides
Find suggested resources for issues surrounding the repeated violence against people of color (esp. black men and boys) in the…
Caminar
Books
“Caminar” (193 pgs) is the story of a young boy named Carlos growing up in Chopán, Guatemala. The story begins…
Resources to Teach and Learn About Refugees and Immigration
by Marsha Rakestraw The Universal Declaration of Human Rights outlines the basic rights that everyone in the “human family” should…
14 Children’s Books About Refugees
by Marsha Rakestraw The headlines are full of news about refugees – from war, climate, and other factors. And while…
Everyday Feminism
Websites
Everyday Feminism is a feminist digital media site. Their mission “is to help people heal from and stand up to…
Summer on the Moon
Books
In “Summer on the Moon” (234 pgs) Socko (short for Socrates) has survived another year of middle school and is…
Exending Empathy, Even When It’s Most Difficult
by Jessie Huart Sullivan As a freshman in college, I took a class in the education department at Indiana University…
Malala: A Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal: A Brave Boy from Pakistan
Books
This two-in-one book uses simple phrases and colorful illustrations to tell the stories of two brave child activists from Pakistan,…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: “Never Fall Down”
“Never Fall Down” by Patricia McCormick (2012) (229 pgs) is a young adult novel based on the life of Arn…