The Line Becomes A River by Francisco Cantu

Book 31 of 52: The Line Becomes A River by Francisco Cantu. This book is tragically relevant. A former border patrol agent relives his experiences working in El Paso, Texas. “What I’m saying is that we learn violence by watching others, by seeing it enshrined in institutions. Then, even without choosing it, it becomes normal... Continue Reading →

Bend, Not Break by Ping Fu

Keeping with my decision to read books for Women’s History Month by or about influential women or women from different backgrounds than myself, Bend, Not Break was an inspiring choice. Ping Fu was raised in China at the onset of the cultural revolution. Separated from her family, raised in persecution, child labor, and responsible for... Continue Reading →

I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

I love reading books about women who have impacted the world. I Am Malala tells the remarkable true story of Malala Yousafzai, who, at the age of 15, was shot by the Taliban for speaking out in support of girls' education in her home country of Pakistan, and survived. Co-written by Yousafzai and Christina Lamb,... Continue Reading →

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