Suggested Reading

The following lists books that address women’s issues as well as the elimination of racism.

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America
Author:  Barbara Ehrenreich

The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World is Still the Least Valued
Author: Ann Crittenden

America’s Childcare Problem: The Way Out
Author: Suzanne Helburn and Barbara Bergman

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? and Other Conversations About Race
Author: Beverly Daniel Tatum

How to Mother a Successful Daughter: A Practical Guide to Empowering Girls from Birth to Eighteen
Author: Nicky Marone

How To Father a Successful Daughter
Author Nicky Marone

The Tortilla Curtain
Author:  TC Boyle

Farewell to Manzanar
Author:  Jeanne Houston

Your Blues Ain’t Like Mine
Author:  Bebe Moore Campbell

When the Emperor Was Divine
Author:  Julie Otsuka

April Raintree
Author:  Beatrice Mossiner

Shame of the Nation
Author:  Jonathaon Kozol

Dinarzad’s Children
Author:  Pauline Kaldas

Covering
Author:  Kenji Yoshino

White Like Me
Author:  Tim Wise

The Bluest Eye
Author:  Toni Morrison

Enrique’s Journey
Author:  Sonia Nazario

Caucasia
Author: Danzy Senna

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
Author:  Anne Fadiman

How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
Author:  Julia Alvarez

Americans in Waiting
Author: Hiroshi Motomura

Interpreter of Maladies
Author:  Jhumpa Lahiri

Uprooting Racism
Author:  Paul Kivel

 

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