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Best Social Justice Books For Teens: 30+ Great Choices

Best Social Justice Books For Teens: 30+ Great Choices

There are some amazing books that teach about social justice -books that teach about social justice and are great for Martin Luther King Day and black history month. Social justice books for teens are a great way to start important conversations. Be sure to check out this list of YA books about social justice. Also included are social just books for young readers and social justice books for adults.

The Best Books to Give At Graduation: 29 Great Choices

The Best Books to Give At Graduation: 29 Great Choices

There are so many books to give at graduation! Inspiring books for graduates, self help books for graduates, and best books for growth mindset!

I love to wrap up useful gifts or money (or both) and include one of the following books.

Another idea would be to gift one book from each category for a nice beginning to a young person’s library.

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About Me

Melanie Prather Studer has spent the last thirty years as a mother and teacher- preschool through middle school. When her kids became teenagers, Melanie started keeping notes and doing research to help her children get a head start on getting into college and ultimately out into the real world.

Resources I Recommend

Learn exactly what you need to talk about with your middle and high schoolers who are planning to go to college and why.

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The College Preparation Planner

This 142 page planner has everything you need to organize the college search, preparation, and application process.

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How to Win Scholarships

This guide shows exactly what parents can do to help their students prepare their scholarship applications in a way that will set them apart and get them noticed by the judges