Reading List

Just a few books I’ve read, am reading, or are waiting on my bookshelves right now! 

updated June 2013 

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

Lockdown High: When a Schoolhouse becomes a Jailhouse by Annette Fuentes

Floodlines: Community and Resistance from Katrina to the Jena 6 by Jordan Flaherty

Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most by Stone, Patton, and Heen

Reading Without Limits by Maddie Witter

Towards Collective Liberation by Chris Crass

We Can’t Teach What We Don’t Know: White Teachers, Multiracial Schools by Howard

Nine Lives by Dan Baum

Teaching with Love and Logic by Fay & Funk

Read and Loved.

A Chance to Make History by Wendy Kopp

Daring Greatly by Brene Brown

The End of Molasses Classes by Ron Clark

Everyday Antiracism: Getting Real About Race in Schools edited by Mica Pollock

The First Days of School by Harry Wong

How Children Succeed by Paul Tough

Mindset by Carol Dweck

Multiplication is for White People by Lisa Delpit

Nudge by Thaler and Sunstein

Other People’s Children by Lisa Delpit

The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto by Cornel West and Tavis Smiley

Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools by Jonathan Kozol

The Skin that We Speak by Lisa Delpit

The Together Teacher by Maia Heyck Merlin amazing organizational resource for teachers! 

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race by Beverly Tatum (link to book talk!)

Zeitoun by Dave Eggers


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