America My Love, America My Heart

english 4-8 years Patriotism Society Culture Racism Social-Emotional Learning Poetry Daria Peoples-Riley summary I have a lot of complicated feelings about America. I have complicated feelings about benefiting from a history of colonization and global imperialism, and a feeling of responsibility to in some small way dismantle the systemic oppression that built this land into…

Past Mistakes: How We Misinterpret History and Why it Matters

English YA & Up Historical Figures History Activism White Supremacy Trailblazers Misinterpretation Evolution Sociology Society David Mountain Summary: If you, like me, are fascinated by topics like history, anthropology, sociology, and culture, this is the book for you. If you obsess over how societal values evolve and how time and the media warp history, (you’ll…

Trending: How and Why Stuff gets Popular

Written by: Kira Vermond Illustrated by: Clayton Hanmer For ages: Middle grades (8-12 years) Language: English Topics Covered: Global Community, Trends, Sociology, History, Critical Thinking, Self-Reflection. Summary:  This is a really cool book that is part critical-thinking skill development, part comic book, and part history lesson.  Explaining in 4 chapters, the reader will learn why and how trends come to…