National Read Across America Day (Dr. Seuss Day) 2016

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Books are an incredible way to model diversity in our classroom and on our campuses.

The American Association of University Women publishes a list every year of books for their Book of the Month club ¡Adelante! Like CTA, AAUW wanted their members to talk about issues of social justice!

The selections for 2015-2016 are;

June                      LGBT Pride Month

Charity and Sylvia: A Same-Sex Marriage in Early America

By Rachel Hope Cleves


Soldier                  by Helen Thorpe


Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography

By Laura Ingalls Wilder and Pamela Smith Hill

September         National Hispanic Heritage Month

How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents                                  by Julia Alvarez

October               National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness                                     by Susannah Cahalan

November          Native American Heritage Month

The Cherokee Rose                                                                          by Tiya Miles


Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail            by Cheryl Strayed

January                National Mentoring Month

The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance – What Women Should Know

By Katty Kay and Claire Shipman

February              Black History Month

Disgruntled: A Novel                                                                      by Asali Solomon

March                   Women’s History Month

The Invention of Wings                                                                 by Sue Monk Kidd

April                      Sexual Assault Awareness Month

A House in the Sky: A Memoir

By Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett

May                       Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

A Tale for the Time Being                                                              by Ruth Ozeki


Happy Reading!

Alyson Brauning

Redwood Service Center GLBT contact & State Council Rep

Vacaville Teachers Association VP & Equity Team Chair

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