Red Scarf Girl helped me understand the enormous impact of the Cultural Revolution on everyone in China and how those changes still affect people today.
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On Beauty tells the story of former fashion photographer Rick Giudotti and his journey to change the way that beauty is perceived through his work with Jayne, from Kenya, and Sarah, from New York.
In 2009, judges Michael Conahan and Mark Ciavarella pled guilty to sending children ages 10 to 18 to juvenile detention centers in exchange for kickbacks from these privately run facilities.
In the documentary film, Inequality for All, Robert Reich explores why the United States has so much income inequality, and why the financial gap between the rich and the poor is widening.
Sylvia & Aki, by Winifred Conkling, takes place in California and Arizona during WWII (1941-1945). It is based on the lives of two real children, Aki Munemitsu and Sylvia Mendez.
A book about the lesser-known heroes in American history–those who advocated for justice.
Harris and Me is a surprising, funny book.
This compassionate coming-of-age story explores issues on identity, emotional well-being and bullying.
That’s Not Fair! is the true story of Emma Tenayuca, a Mexican-American child who began to struggle against things she saw as unfair.