How to NOT change the world…
I am liberal. If you do not consider yourself liberal, you can stop reading now. This isn’t for you. Ok, now that it is just us liberals, I need to rant about a trend that seems to be intensifying within progressive circles. We have adopted a dangerous fixation on language. Now, don’t get me wrong, […]
What color is that rule?
3:00 a.m. The darkest part of night. The first big thunderstorm of summer. Rain poured off her straw-colored hair. She struggled to carry her three children by herself—a newborn and twin toddlers in car seats. She shuffled slowly along an urban bicycle trail. The incision from her C-Section was infected. Can you imagine what that […]
Homelessness & Autism
Homelessness & Autism Toolkit (PDF) Webinar about the Toolkit Note: These are not our resources. They are VERY good, though.
Reading for Empathy (Adults)
Reading for Empathy To help build empathy for our homeless neighbors, Jenny Ryan and the team at Saskatoon Public Library (Saskatchewan, Canada) built a book list on homelessness. Download a PDF of the list FICTION Searching for Sam – Sophie Bienvenu Scarborough – Catherine Hernandez Ragged Company – Richard Wagamese Little Family – Ishmael Beah The Tender Birds – Carole Giangrande […]
Reading for Empathy (Children & Young Adults)
Reading for Empathy (Children and Young Adults) To help build empathy for our homeless neighbors, Lynne Johnson (Naperville Public Library) and Cathy Mori (Glen Ellyn Public Library) built a children’s and young adult book list on homelessness. Download a PDF of the list Dear Librarian – Lydia M. Sigwarth Stay – Bobbie Pyron No Fixed Address – Susin Nielsen […]