Black Brother, Black Brother by Jewell Parker Rhodes

This is a middle grade/young adult book that is an excellent family read together to talk about race relations and prejudice.

Available in print.

Available as an eBook.

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Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion: The Power of Boundless Compassion

This is my favorite read of this year. Short, powerful, poetic, funny, and deeply moving, you can’t go wrong with this collection of essays by Gregory Boyle who has spent the better part of his life running a gang intervention program in L.A. These essays focus on our universal kinship and are “moving examples of the power of unconditional love in difficult times and the importance of fighting despair.”

A Moment in Time Podcast

Each two-minute vignette of Dan Roberts’ A Moment in Time is a brief and compelling journey into the past. Listen on Soundcloud. Visit the website.

Hidden Brain

Why do we do what we do?! Stream it via your favorite podcast app. (Don’t know how to stream podcasts? Call the library and make a tech appointment with Dana, 303-823-5165.)