Below is a list of available books that can be borrowed from the Social Justice Library, organized by category.
Not for me, please! I choose to act green: author Maria Godsey; illustrated by Christoph J Kellner. 2019.Children Picturing God: author and illustrator Ruth Goring; 2019For the Beauty of the Earth: Folliott Sandford Pierpoint. Illustrator Lucy Fleming. 2017.
The Fabulous World That God Made: Joyce K. Ellis with illustrations by Andrés F. Landazábal. 2019. ChildrenWe Are Water Protectors: Written by Carole Lindstrom; Illustrations by Michaela Goade. 2020.Freedom Soup: Tami Charles, Illustrator: Jacqueline Alcántara; 2019. Recipe included.
God’s Dream: Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Douglas Carlton Abrams; Illustrator: LeUyen Pham. 2008.AntiRacist Baby. Ibram X. Kendi: Illustrator Ashley Lukashevsky. 2020. Board.When God Made You. Matthew Paul Turner: Illustrator David Catrow. 2017.
No One Is Too Small To Make A Difference; Greta Thunberg. 2019. Young AdultA Long Walk to Water. Linda Sue Park. Ages 10 – 12. This Book Is Anti-Racist – 20 Lessons On How To Wake Up, Take Action, And Do The Work. Tiffany Jewell; Illustrator Aurélia Durand. 2020. Ages 11 and Up.Not My Idea – A Book About Whiteness. Written and Illustrated by Anastasia Higginbotham. 2018. Ages 8 – 12 years. An Indigenous Peoples’ History Of The United States. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz. 2014. Adapted for Young People. (Located In Adult Section of Library)Stamped – Racism, Antiracism, and You. Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi. Ages 13 and up and Grades 7 and up.Look Both Ways – a tale told in ten blocks. Jason Reynolds. Ages 10 – 14. Grades 5 -9.
Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future; Mary Robinson. 2019.The End of Nature: Bill McKibben. 2006.Love In A Time Of Climate Change: Honoring Creation, Establishing Justice. Sharon Delgado. 2017.A Watered Garden: Christian Worship and Earth’s Ecology. Benjamin M. Stewart. 2011. Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed To Reverse Global Warming. Edited by: Paul Hawken. 2017.On The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal: Naomi Klein.2020How To Avoid A Climate Disaster - The Solutions We Have And The Breakthroughs We Need: Bill Gates. 2021.Stony The Road – Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and The Rise Of Jim Crow: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 2019.How To Be An Antiracist: Ibram X. Kendi. 2019.Braiding SweetGrass – Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants: Robin Wall Kimmerer. 2013.Good White Racist? Confronting Your Role in Racial Injustice: Kerry Connelly. 2020.White Fragility – Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism: Robin Diangelo. 2018.Caste – The Origins of Our Discontents: Isabel Wilkerson. 2020.An Indigenous Peoples’ History Of The United States: Roxanne Dumbar-Ortiz. 2014.The Sum Of Us – What Racism Costs Everyone And How We Can Prosper Together: Heather McGhee. 2021.On Juneteenth: Annette Gordon-Reed. 2021.Activist Theology: Robin Henderson-Espinoza. 2019.Separated – Inside an American Tragedy: Jacob Soboroff. 2020.This Land Is Our Land – An Immigrant's Manifesto: Suketu Mehta.Black Food Geographies: Race, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, D.C: Ashantè M. Reese. Black Food Matters: Racial Justice in The Wake of Food Justice: Hanna Garth and Ashantè M. Reese. Farming While Black – Soul Fire Farm's Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land: Leah Penniman.
ChildrenThe Fabulous World That God Made: Joyce K. Ellis with illustrations by Andrés F. Landazábal. 2019.All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto; by George M Johnson; 2020. Ages 14 – 18 Years.Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic; by Alison Bechdel; 2006; Ages 15 and Up.This Book Is Gay; by Juno Dawson; 2015; Ages 14 – 17 Years.Maus: A Survivor’s Tale; by Art Spiegelman, 1991; Ages 15 – 18 Years.
A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns: Archie Bongiovanni & Tristan Jimerson. 2018Shame-Less: A Sexual Reformation: Nadia Bolz-Weber. 2019.Modern Kinship: A Queer Guide to Christian Marriage: David & Constantino Khalaf. 2019.Queer Theologies – the basics: Chris Greenough. 2020Other Wise Christian – a guidebook for transgender liberation: Mx. Chris Paige. 2019Bodies on the Verge – Queering Pauline Epistles: Edited by Joseph A. Marchal. 2019.Holy Love – A Biblical Theology For Human Sexuality: Steve Harper. 2011“Mom, I’m Gay” – Loving Your LGBTQ Child and Strengthening Your Faith: Susan Cottreall. 2016.She’s Not There – A Life In Two Genders: Jennifer Finney Boylan, 2003.Dear Church – A Love Letter From A Black Preacher To The Whitest Denomination in the U.S.: Lenny Duncan. 2019.One Coin Found- How God’s Love Stretches To The Margins: Emmy Kegler. 2019.The Savvy Ally – A Guide for Becoming a Skilled LGBTQ+ Advocate: Jeannie Gainsburg. 2020.Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family: by Amy Ellis Nutt. Winner of the Pultizer PrizeGender Queer – A Memoir; by Maia Kobabe; 2022; Ages 18 and Up.