Good Comics for Kids
January 30, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
This well told story explores racism, the criminal justice system, activism, restorative justice, loss and grief, and so much more.
January 27, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
In The Stories Whiteness Tells Itself, I examine how, throughout our history, from 1619 on, Black and BIPOC Americans have always been assumed to be guilty until proven innocent and sometimes there was no proving them innocent.
November 16, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Dear reader, let my life be a lesson: Let not the pains of rejection keep you silent. Instead, let them be the contrary wind that pushes your sails onward listen to the wants permeating within your heart and quiet your every wondering brain.
September 23, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
An amazing celebration of resiliency, strength, and determination, Smith's incredible story shows how far we have come and how far we have yet to go. A fantastic book.
September 19, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Lots for readers to discuss about racism, activism, school policies, school inequities, bullying, and standing up for what you believe in.
October 19, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
Being [fill in the blank] enough becomes a game many play to remain a part of a circle or to find comfort. We all should be mindful of helping teens find a way to feel that they are enough, by ridding their world of boxes.
August 30, 2021 by Karen Jensen, MLS
Teen Librarian Lisa Krok interviews Wade Hudson, Cheryl Willis Hudson and Brendan Kiely about The Talk and The Other Talk, seminal works on racism and white privilege
August 19, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
Hand this book about the devastating conclusion to a volatile school election to readers ready for a heavy read with plenty of tragedy.
May 4, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
In Joya Goffney's debut novel, her Black main character rises against the disappointments caused by her white friends and seeks joy.
December 14, 2020 by Karen Jensen, MLS
For the next installment of Teen Librarian Karen Jensen's Top 20 reads of 2020, we take a look at 5 nonfiction titles that everyone should read
Good Comics for Kids
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