Teaching for Change Recommended Gifts

Below are some of our favorite books. They make ideal gifts for teachers, students, and ourselves. 

Our list of highly recommended books is much longer than the list of titles featured below. Check out our carefully vetted booklists to find more of our favorite titles, organized by theme. 

As always, we encourage you to support indie bookstores (like ours) and boycott Amazon when buying books.

PRESCHOOL / EARLY ELEMENTARY


 

Also see our booklists with recommended board books, books for early childhood, read alouds, and books for early elementary.

 

ELEMENTARY

Also see our recommended books for early elementary anti-bias classrooms and chapter books.

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL

   

Find many more titles in our lists by theme.

YOUNG ADULT / ADULT NON-FICTION

We primarily selected titles that can be read by high school students and adults.

       
Open Veins
Wretched of the Earth
 

Find many more titles in our lists by theme.

YOUNG ADULT / ADULT LITERATURE

We primarily selected titles that can be read by high school students and adults.

   

Find many more titles in our lists by theme.

EDUCATION

       
The Long Haul
   

Find more titles on our education book list. Another great gift for educators is a subscription to the journal Rethinking Schools