Monday, February 27, 2017

Seven YA books for those engaged in the good fight

At the BN Teen blog Sarah Hannah Gómez tagged seven "books [that] will help keep you informed, knowledgeable, and invested in the things that matter most in today’s fast-paced, vitriolic, newsy world—and help keep the negativity to a minimum by doing so," including:
They Called Themselves the KKK: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group, by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Forewarned is forearmed. History repeats itself. You’ve heard these phrases? Good. Now read up on this part of America’s history (and present). It’s hard to speak out against something if you don’t know what it is you’re speaking out against.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue