• January 2024 - June 2025

    • The Anxious Generation How the Great Rewiring of Childhood is Causing an Epidemic of Mental Illness  by Jonathan Haidt

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    January - June 2021 


    • Suffrage at 100 edited by Stacie Taranto and Leandra Zarnow

    Contributors: Melissa Estes Blair, Eileen Boris, Marisela R. Chávez, Claire Delahaye, Nicole Eaton, Liette Gidlow, Holly Miowak Guise (Iñupiaq), Emily Suzanne Johnson, Dean J. Kotlowski, Monica L. Mercado, Johanna Neuman, Kathleen Banks Nutter, Katherine Parkin, Ellen G. Rafshoon, Bianca Rowlett, Sarah B. Rowley, Ana Stevenson, Barbara Winslow, Judy Tzu-Chun Wu, Nancy Beck Young

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    • The Truth Project by Dante Medema

    ASA has chosen a fictional "novel-in-verse / text / email" YA fiction for grades 8-12 written by a local author for our first book study of 2021. The date of first publication was October 13, 2020. It is available locally at The Writer's Block in Spenard. 

    Instagram @dantemedemabooks     Twitter @DanteMedema


    Learn More about Dante Medema


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    • Parenting in the Screen Age, A Guide for Calm Conversations by Delaney Ruston, MD

    Does every conversation with your child or teen about screen time blow up into a fight? Or maybe you avoid bringing up the topic but silently harbor worry and frustration. How can you better understand what you’re up against — and most importantly, ensure the healthiest screen time possible? In Parenting in the Screen Age, award-winning filmmaker, and mental health advocate Dr. Delaney Ruston distills more than a decade of communications research into a definitive guide for today’s parents. Packed with evidence-based insights on screen time from researchers, input from kids and teens, and solutions drawn from Dr. Ruston’s own messy parenting struggles, this guide shows you how to start — and sustain — productive family talks about technology.

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    June - December 2020 Books That We Recommend 


    • Passion for Kindness by Tamara Letter


    Click here to learn more about Tamara Letter

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    • Dare to Inspire by Allison Holzer, Sandra Spataro, & Jen Grace Baron


    Click here to learn more about Inspire Corps


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    • Why are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations about Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum


    Click Here to see Beverly Daniel Tatum's website


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    • Daily STEM How to Create a STEM Culture in your Classrooms & Community by Chris Woods


    Click Here to visit Chris Wood's podcast

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