Book Clubs for K-12 Educators

Join us once a month for a lively discussion about an award-winning book. You will receive a copy of each book and other teaching resources.

Fall 2016

Latin America Book Club for K-12 Educators

Date: October 26, November 16, December 14, 2016
Time: 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Place: 614 Social Sciences, West Bank UMN
CEUs: 6
Cost: $75 (includes parking vouchers and a copy of all books. Pre-service educators can attend free of cost but still must register.)
Registration deadline: October 13, 2016. Register here

We will read and discuss the following books:

  • Silver People Voices from the Panama Canal, by Margarita Engle
  • The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano, by Sonia Manzano
  • Pablo Neruda Poet of the People, by Monica Brown
  • Separate is Never Equal Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation, by Duncan Tonatiuh

Spring 2017

Middle East Book Club for K-12 Educators

Date: January 26, February 23, March 23, April 27, May 25, 2017
Time: 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Place: 614 Social Sciences, West Bank UMN
CEUs: 6
Cost: $75 (includes parking vouchers and a copy of all books. Pre-service educators can attend free of cost but still must register.)
Registration deadline: January 12, 2017. Register here

We will read and discuss the following books:

  • The Girl Who Fell to Earth, by Sophia Al-Maria
  • When Animals Saved the Earth, by Alexis York Lumbard
  • Hands around the Library Protecting Egypt’s Treasured Books, by Karen Leggett Abouraya
  • Children Growing Up With War, by Jenny Matthews
  • A Fort of Nine Towers, by Qais Akbar Omar
  • Like Water on Stone, by Dana Walrath