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The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
This book is insanely great. Highly recommend. You will love it. – source
Also recommended byImani Perry
Between his opening greeting and the bookend closing page on which he stalks away after taking no questions, Gato wants to make one thing perfectly clear: Although he has four legs, two ears, and a long, long tail, the word “cat” does not define him. His identity is his alone to describe and determine. With the help of Danica Novgorodoff’s laugh-ou...
Sooo freaking cute if you need a great book for a very young reader! Written by the amazing @itswintermiller ❤️. Allllmost made me want to have another toddler to read this to! Highly recommend! 🔥 – source
Corrections in Ink
“Brave, brutal . . . a riveting story about suffering, recovery, and redemption. Inspiring and relevant.” —The New York TimesAn electric and unforgettable memoir about a young woman's journey—from the ice rink, to addiction and a prison sentence, to the newsroom—and how she emerged with a fierce determination to expose the broken system she experie...
This book is soooo good and soooo worth reading: – source
Also recommended byKen Olin
A Story of Teen Motherhood, College, and Creating a Better Future for Young Families
An activist calls for better support of young families so they can thrive and reflects on her experiences as a Black mother and college student fighting for opportunities for herself and her child.Pregnant Girl presents the possibility of a different future for young mothers—one of success and stability—in the midst of the dismal statistics that do...
Happy 1-year anniversary to this amazing book PREGNANT GIRL - a teen mother's journey to and through college and a blueprint for change by @NicoleLynnLewis. It's a must-read! #PregnantGirlTurns1 – source
The Kushners, the Trumps, and the Marriage of Money and Power
Reading this book right now and it’s really great. – source
Also recommended byEric Umansky