Social Issues


New Releases Tagged "Social Issues"

Getting Life: An Innocent Man’s 25-Year Journey from Prison to Peace
Before You (Before & After, #1)
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
The Winner's Curse (The Winner's Trilogy, #1)
Elizabeth Is Missing
A House in the Sky
Alienated (Alienated, #1)
This Star Won't Go Out: The Life and Words of Esther Grace Earl
Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock
This Song Will Save Your Life
The Julian Chapter: A Wonder Story
The Impossible Knife of Memory
Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West
Eating Animals
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital

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  • Once Upon a Road Trip by Angela N. Blount
    Once Upon a Road Trip
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    Eighteen-year-old Angeli doesn't "fit in." She's never been on a single date, and she live…more View Details »
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  • Press Play by Eric  Devine
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    Release date: Oct 28, 2014
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    Greg Dunsmore, a.k.a. Dun the Ton, is focused on one thing: making a documentary that will guarantee his ad…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 18 - Aug 23, 2014
    1 copy available, 184 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Since You've Been Gone by Mary Jennifer Payne
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    Is it possible to outrun your past? Fifteen-year-old Edie Fraser and her…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jul 14 - Sep 01, 2014
    5 copies available, 160 people requesting
    Countries available: CA
  • Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America
    The Help
    To Kill a Mockingbird
    Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
    The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
    Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1)
    Thirteen Reasons Why
    Animal Farm
    Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
    The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
    1984
    Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time
    Speak
    Where We Stand by Bell HooksThe Corrosion of Character by Richard SennettOut of the Class Closet by Julia PenelopeClassism for Dimwits by Jacqueline S HomanThe Hidden Injuries of Class by Richard Sennett
    Nonfiction on class
    13 books — 2 voters
    Wheat Belly by William  DavisFast Food Nation by Eric SchlosserThe Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael PollanTwinkie, Deconstructed by Steve EttlingerSalt Sugar Fat by Michael Moss
    Food and the Food Industry
    51 books — 10 voters

    A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le GuinHowl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne JonesCharmed Life by Diana Wynne JonesThe Lives of Christopher Chant by Diana Wynne JonesThe Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
    Middle-Class Fantasy
    52 books — 32 voters
    Clotho's Loom by Shawn StJeanThe Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckThe Zoo by Stephen   BlackAtlas Shrugged by Ayn RandBlubber Island by Ismael Galvan
    Timely Novels
    20 books — 26 voters


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    Edward M. Wolfe
    Clearly there are common sense things we can do to help children to have better lives and keep them from becoming so despondent that their only perceived solution is to kill themselves or others. How oblivious do we have to be to the inner turmoil of our own children to not see what they're going through, and then suggest when they completely snap with homicidal violence, it must've been the video games?
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