In celebration of Pride Month for June, Booklist has published a list for interested readers at all levels.
Category: Social Justice
Queer Adolescent Literature as a Complement to the English Language Arts Curriculum, by Joan Kaywell (2018), offers guided instructional approaches for including queer-themed young adult literature in language arts. Each chapter highlights one YA novel and offers activities that guide students to a deeper understanding of the content. Image credit
LibGuides are those created by librarians as good starting points for research and identifying quality resources on various topics. <a LibGuides are those created by librarians as good starting points for research and identifying quality resources on various topics. The Diversity and Inclusion Resources Guide from Denison Libraries offers some wonderful resources for those educators who would like to see a nice one-stop shopping place for resources. Remember that your librarians here at USF can create these guides customized to some of the courses you teach.
Teaching Race, How to Help Students Unmask and Challenge Racism by Stephen Brookfield (2019), addresses the need to educate students about race and racism in higher education. This book addresses some of the most common questions teachers raise about how to teach students racial awareness, particularly at predominantly White institutions. The book includes practical tips, tools and techniques shared by teachers in various disciplines.
This class bestselling e-book on the psychology of racism is now fully revised and updated. Author Beverly Daniel Tatum asserts that we do not know how to talk about racial differences. Tatum presents strong evidence that straight talk about our racial identities–whatever they may be–is essential for communicating across racial and ethnic divides.