Teaching for Change 2016 Summer Reading and Writing Challenge
Teaching for Change challenges young people to read as many books as they can over the summer – especially multicultural and social justice books. We also encourage young people and their caregivers to examine the representation of Native Americans and people of color in the Scholastic catalog, and then write a letter advocating for multicultural books. Only 14% of children’s books published in 2014 were by or about people of color. Scholastic’s catalog is no exception.
Share our resources for examining books through the lens of critical literacy, and this summer set a goal to submit a letter to the #StepUpScholastic campaign.
Teaching for Change Summer Reading List
|Whose Knees Are These?||I Love My Hair!|
|Shades of Black||I am Latino|
|Global Babies||Please, Baby, Please|
MIDDLE SCHOOL AND YOUNG ADULT FICTION
|Bayou Magic||Stella by Starlight|
|Silver People: Voices from the Panama Canal||All American Boys|
|Caminar||The Porcupine Year|
|A Little Piece of Ground||Sylvia & Aki|
|Return to Sender||In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse|
|The Glory Field||A Wish After Midnight|
MIDDLE SCHOOL AND YOUNG ADULT NON-FICTION