• January - June 2021 Books That We Recommend 

     

    • 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. 

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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

     

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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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