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

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

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 Abacus Project: Three-book bundle

Math activity books for children and Goodnight Moon

By The Ford Family Foundation: Math skills at kindergarten entry can predict later success in school. The Abacus Project (two 12-page books for Ages Birth to 3 years, and 3 to 5 years) helps parents and caregivers find the math in everyday routines. The playful... 32 pages. ©2018. | Available formats: Book

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study

How Are the Findings Being Applied in Oregon?

By David Mandell: A landmark study demonstrated strong links between Adverse Childhood Experiences and a host of adult problems. In this 16-page report, author David Mandell explores how the study is informing work with children and families in Oregon. This... 16 pages. ©2014. | Available formats: Book

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

The Budget-Building Book for Nonprofits

A Step-by-Step Guide for Managers and Boards

By M. Dropkin, et al.: Practical guidance on developing and implementing budgets for nonprofit organizations. Offers advice about every phase of the process and includes resources for documenting and reporting. 200 pages. ©2007. | Available formats: Book, Kindle eBook

The Deepest Well

Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity

By Nadine Burke Harris M.D.: This book looks at how childhood stress can lead to lifelong health problems and what we can do about it. The author delivers both scientific insight, including the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Study, and moving... 251 pages. ©2018. | Available formats: Book, Audio CD, Kindle eBook