Find class sets and books to support whole class reads and student book clubs.
Looking to bring books into your classroom? We partner with Overdrive Education to provide discounted electronic copies of class set titles, such as memoirs and novels, to student devices for 90 days. Our collection is supported by a modular curriculum with both core and supplemental resources. Printed copies of many of our curricular resources are also available for purchase from most online booksellers.
Through using free-verse poetry, the author shares her childhood memories of growing up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement.
In this memoir, MacDonald details his story of growing up in Southie, Boston's Irish Catholic enclave, and examines the ways the media and law enforcement agencies exploit marginalized working-class communities.