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Even if you couldn't make it to the beach for a day of summer reading this year, you can still pick up a great diversity of books that will help open your eyes to the experiences of others. Joy Harjo — Poet Laureate ...

Category: Human Rights

Summer beach reading season doesn’t have to be postponed because the beach is closed. Simply put a lawn chair in the backyard, slap on some sunscreen and enjoy the great outdoors. Looking for some interesting books for ...

Category: Uncategorized

Mary Randolph Carter, the Queen of Junk, once said that a perfectly kept house is the sign of a misspent life. People who adhere to the proverb that says cleanliness is next to godliness may have a hard time accepting th ...

Category: Spirituality

This season may be coming to a close, but that doesn't mean you can't take a break from the fast pace of living this summer by picking up a book or two. Here are some newly published tomes that will give you a broader vi ...

Category: Equal Rights Human Rights Morality

World War II can be a difficult time frame to understand historically. The reasons the war began were complex and not limited to one country. Nazi ideology can be difficult to explain to children, but it’s importan ...

Category: Human Rights Politics Religion Judaism

Understanding other cultures helps children learn empathy for others. Books are a great way to introduce traditions and culture. April is Arab American Heritage Month. Here are some great books to open a dialogue with yo ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Morality Politics

January 30 marked the beginning of the Season of Nonviolence, a 64-day international campaign that begins on the anniversary of the death of Mohandas Gandhi and ends on April 4, the anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Human Rights Politics

If you’re looking to diversify your reading list, Black History Month is a great time to pick up a book by an African American author who you may not have heard about. Toni Morrison, Ralph Ellison and Alex Haley ar ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

Rudine Sims Bishop wrote, “Books are sometimes windows, offering views of worlds that may be real or imagined, familiar or strange. These windows are also sliding glass doors, and readers have only to walk through ...

Category: ULC Topics

Addressing race and racism isn’t always easy, but studies show that children as young as three years old can recognize bias and prejudice. Kids may not have the vocabulary to talk about racism, so it’s up to ...

Category: Freedom Human Rights Social Equality