Sagebrush Collaboration

How Harney County Defeated the Takeover of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge

By Peter Walker: This book tells the story of the occupation of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge in early 2016, but puts the event in the historical and cultural context of Harney County. The collaborative culture that existed there helped the local community... 238 pages. ©2018. | Available formats: Book

Sharing the Rock

Shaping Our Future through Leadership for the Common Good

By Bill Grace: The author presents an innovative leadership model designed to cultivate a worldview suited for today's interconnected global society. He offers a framework for people aspiring to live for the good of others because they know that is... 224 pages. ©2011. | Available formats: Book

So You Want to Talk About Race

By Ijeoma Oluo: This book targets people of all races who want to engage in more informed conversations about race and racism in the United States. The writing is straightforward, sometimes biting, and very insightful. The author grew up in the Pacific... 272 pages. ©2019. | Available formats: Book, Audio CD, Kindle eBook

Sofia Valdez, Future Prez

By Andrea Beaty: This rhyming romp of a book carries an empowering message for kids: You can make a difference even if you're young. With diverse characters, engaging illustrations and a sense of humor, this tale of community improvement... 40 pages. ©2019. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook, Spanish

Southern Oregon Timber

The Kenneth Ford Family Legacy

By R.J. Guyer: This history of Kenneth Ford's life and legacy extends beyond the timber industry to include an account of the Ford family's early philanthropic work and the formation of The Ford Family Foundation. The collection of stories and photos... 160 pages. ©2015. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Stamped

Racism, Antiracism, and You

By Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi: A reimagining of Ibram X. Kendi's Stamped from the Beginning, this book tells the story of racist ideas through history in a conversational style that can be understood by both teens and adults. Stamped is a history book that is "NOT a... 320 pages. ©2020. | Available formats: Book, Audio CD, Kindle eBook

Strategic Planning Workbook for Nonprofit Organizations

By B. Barry of the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation: This workbook guides you through five key planning steps and offers four different models to best suit your community’s situation. 117 pages. ©2005. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Taking Care of Your Child

A Parent's Illustrated Guide to Complete Medical Care

By Robert H. Pantell: For 30+ years, this go-to guide has helped millions of families keep their children healthy. It’s now updated with the most recent advances in health care. Look up a symptom to find an explanation of probable causes, how to treat the... 574 pages. ©2015. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

Talking to Strangers

What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know

By Malcolm Gladwell: The author presents a rich (and sometimes disturbing) collection of stories, coupled with research, to help readers understand how we interpret the actions of people we do not know. This book is an especially important read for those... 400 pages. ©2019. | Available formats: Book, Audio CD, Kindle eBook, Spanish

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

By Sean Covey: “Be proactive” and “Think win-win” are just two of the habits this author encourages teens to embrace. Covey’s advice follows the philosophy that actions should be based on principles, not friends or parental... 288 pages. ©2014. | Available formats: Book, Audio CD, Kindle eBook, Spanish