Here are some that are on my list.
To indulge my crafty side and merge it with the part of me fascinated with the underground railroad:
Hidden in Plain View: A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground RailroadTravel Guides)
A story about the use of quilts in the underground railroad.
For Professional Education:
Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a NationUrban Sociology Books)
Kovol explores poverty in the United States and the effect it has on education. Specifically the South Bronx where the median income is under $8,000 a year.
Prop Box Play: 50 Themes to Inspire Dramatic Play (Gryphon House Book)Child Care Books)
This one really strikes my fancy as for one of my classes this semester, I am required to make my own prop box!
Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of BoysEmotions & Mental Health Books)
As a mommy of 3 boys this really strikes a chord with me!
And for pure, unadulterated enjoyment:
Mini Shopaholic: A Novel (Shopaholic Series)Contemporary Literature)
The Shopaholic series of books are hilarious, I can not wait to read this latest installment!
Those are the books on my list right now. What have you read lately that I should add?
*Disclaimer: Yes, the links in this post are amazon affiliate links. If you happen to click them and then purchase that book I earn a few pennies. We are hoping that at this rate our children can go to college in the year 2089. :)