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

The Age of Overwhelm

Strategies for the Long Haul

By Laura van Dernoot Lipsky: Whether you are overwhelmed by work, school or your personal life, just a few subtle shifts can help sustain you, suggests Laura van Dernoot Lipsky, bestselling author of Trauma Stewardship. She offers concrete strategies to help mitigate... 200 pages. ©2018. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

The Art of Gathering

How We Meet and Why It Matters

By Priya Parker: Author Priya Parker provides strategies for planning meaningful gatherings of all kinds. She offers insights into why some fill us up while others deplete us. Parker's common-sense tools transfer readily to a variety of settings. A... 320 pages. ©2020. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog

And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook

By Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D. and Maia Szalavitz: Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry details how early-life stress and violence afftects the developing brain. His discoveries contradict the precept that children are emotionally resilient and will outgrow insults to their psyches. On the... 417 pages. ©2017. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook