Social Justice

Chain-Gang All-Stars
Warrior Girl Unearthed
Ander & Santi Were Here
King: A Life
Let This Radicalize You: The Revolution of Rescue and Reciprocal Care
A Fever in the Heartland: The Ku Klux Klan's Plot to Take Over America, and the Woman Who Stopped Them
Symphony of Secrets
A Living Remedy: A Memoir
Night Wherever We Go
Monsters: A Fan's Dilemma
Biting the Hand: Growing Up Asian in Black and White America
School Trip (New Kid, #3)
Not Too Late: Changing the Climate Story from Despair to Possibility
The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History
"You Should Be Grateful": Stories of Race, Identity, and Transracial Adoption
Take My Hand
Poverty, by America
Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive
A Fever in the Heartland: The Ku Klux Klan's Plot to Take Over America, and the Woman Who Stopped Them
Symphony of Secrets
The Nickel Boys
The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country
True Biz
An American Marriage
The Sentence
Know My Name
We Were Once a Family: A Story of Love, Death, and Child Removal in America
They Called Us Enemy
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-GarciaRon's Big Mission by Rose BlueSmoky Night by Eve BuntingSit-In by Andrea Davis PinkneyThe Book Itch by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Black Lives Matter - Kids!
169 books — 29 voters
The Color of Law by Richard RothsteinThe New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderMedical Apartheid by Harriet A. WashingtonWhen Affirmative Action Was White by Ira KatznelsonThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Breaking Brown Book Reads
95 books — 56 voters

The Irresistible Revolution by Shane ClaiborneSex, Economy, Freedom, and Community by Wendell BerryCommon Prayer by Shane ClaiborneLet Justice Roll Down by John M. PerkinsNew Seeds of Contemplation by Thomas Merton
Books for Ordinary Radicals
62 books — 54 voters
Night by Elie WieselThe Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakThe Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John BoyneMaus I by Art Spiegelman
Essential Books on the Holocaust
192 books — 198 voters

Excellent Sheep by William DeresiewiczManufacturing Consent by Edward S. HermanAnarchism by Pyotr KropotkinEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertDead Serious by Jane Mersky Leder
Books for counselor educators
61 books — 63 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini1984 by George OrwellPride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Best Page-Turners with Redeeming Social Value
5,258 books — 5,115 voters

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Between the World and Me
How to Be an Antiracist
White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
So You Want to Talk About Race
The Hate U Give (The Hate U Give, #1)
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (National Book Award Winner)
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot
The Fire Next Time
I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness
We Should All Be Feminists

Martin Luther King Jr.
It may well be that we will have to repent in this generation. Not merely for the vitriolic words and the violent actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence and indifference of the good people who sit around and say, "Wait on time. ...more
Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

Franklin D. Roosevelt
In these days of difficulty, we Americans everywhere must and shall choose the path of social justice…, the path of faith, the path of hope, and the path of love toward our fellow man.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

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