Neither

By Airlie Anderson: Neither is a simple, quick read that speaks to the differences in all of us. The fun, quirky characters and the story introduce a serious topic in a playful way that will resonate with kids. Neither works as a picture book for younger... 40 pages. ©2018. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Never Too Late

The Adult Student's Guide to College

By Rebecca Klein-Collins: This book offers practical advice for adult students pursuing a college degree while also juggling work, raising a family, and managing other responsibilities. Infused with charts and checklists, as well as personal stories from adult... 376 pages. ©2018. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Nonprofit Sustainability

Making Strategic Decisions for Financial Viability

By Jeanne Bell, et. al.: This book makes the case that nonprofits must operate more like businesses and takes you through the essential steps. Includes a wealth of tables and charts. 191 pages. ©2010. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Not Quite Adults

Why 20-Somethings are Choosing a Slower Path to Adulthood and Why It’s Good for Everyone

By Richard Settersten and Barbara E. Ray: Eight years of research help paint a portrait of a generation that’s making a slower, more calculated transition into adulthood — with results that benefit all. A review of this book is available. 239 pages. ©2010. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Of Forests and Fields

Mexican Labor in the Pacific Northwest

By Mario Jimenez Sifuentez: Ethnic Mexican migration to Oregon has shaped and supported the state's largest economic industries. Tracing the history of Oregon's labor and immigrant rights movements in agriculture and timber, the author recounts the experiences of... 186 pages. ©2016. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Oregon by the Numbers

Key measures for Oregon and its counties (2020 edition)

By The Ford Family Foundation and Oregon State University Extension Service: This printed report, updated for 2020, assembles a suite of community measures and displays them in an easy-to-digest format including charts and infographics. It features compact county portraits for all 36 Oregon counties as well as... 141 pages. ©2020. | Available formats: Book

Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative

Helping parents raise children who thrive

By Bill Graves: This research-based report tells the story about the significance of parenting skills on children's lives and how the Oregon Parenting Education Collaborative is building a statewide system to increase access to high-quality parenting... 20 pages. ©2015. | Available formats: Book

Our Kids

The American Dream in Crisis

By Robert D. Putnam: Putnam begins with his high school class of 1959 in Port Clinton, Ohio. The vast majority of those students — "our kids" — went on to lives better than those of their parents. But their children and grandchildren have had harder lives amid... 386 pages. ©2015. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Our Towns

A 100,000-Mile Journey into the Heart of America

By James Fallows, Deborah Fallows: “Our Towns” chronicles the authors’ five-year journey across the United States in a small plane. The husband-wife team visits dozens of towns to explore the challenges facing the communities — from economic hardships to the scourge of... 417 pages. ©2018. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

People Patterns 2nd Edition

By Stephen Montgomery: A very entertaining book that explores four temperaments and how they influence personal relationships. 136 pages. ©2011. | Available formats: Book