Reading Resistance

7 Powerful Political Poems To Fuel Your Resistance

For many of us, the past year (Do we pin this to when the last election campaigning began? The primaries?) has been one epic act of resistance. And there's the resistance you're a part of — and probably there's the resistance that's happening under y…
By JoAnna Novak

15 History Books Every American Needs To Read To Get The Full Story Of Our Nation

Right now all around the country, Confederate statues are being taken down, and the issue has the nation divided. On one side, Americans are ready to let go of memorials that glorify the leaders who fought to preserve slavery and promote racial discr…
By Sadie Trombetta

Hillary Clinton Reveals How You Can Make A Difference In The Fight Against Trump

The speculation about what happened on Nov. 8, 2016 and the months preceding that day have reached a fever pitch in recent months. Book after book has hit the market, each with its own theory about why Hillary Clinton lost and why Donald Trump won. N…
By Cristina Arreola

"In The Time Of The Butterflies" Is A Must-Read In 2017, According To Sonia Manzano

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educating themselves and others on the issues, or otherwis…
By Kerri Jarema

20 Picture Books To Help Kids Find Their Activist Spirit At An Early Age

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educating themselves and others on the issues, or otherwis…
By Sadie Trombetta

The Classic '90s Books That Helped Fuel My Activism As An Adult

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educating themselves and others on the issues, or otherwis…
By Sadie Trombetta

Why 'The Book Thief' Is A YA Novel Every Young Activist Needs To Read

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educating themselves and others on the issues, or otherwis…
By Cristina Arreola

How Madeleine L'Engle Inspires YA Author E.K. Johnston To Keep Fighting Back

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educating themselves and others on the issues, or otherwis…
By Cristina Arreola

The History Of Queer Literature Proves It Has Always Been A Form Of Resistance

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educating themselves and others on the issues, or otherwis…
By Sarah Prager

14 Literary Organizations That Support Writers Who Resist

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educating themselves and others on the issues, or otherwis…
By E. Ce Miller

The Harry Potter Alliance Is Using Fandom As A Basis For Real-World Activism

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educating themselves and others on the issues, or otherwis…
By Meagan Caicedo

Kristin Cashore: In Fantasy And Real-Life, Truth Is An Essential Form Of Resistance

When I write fantasy, I’m writing about real things. There is no tragedy in my books that hasn’t happened in the real world. So you won't be surprised to learn that the primary villain in my fantasy novels is an unbalanced king. He’s narcissistic and…
By Kristin Cashore

25 Books That Have Inspired Resistance Throughout The History Of America

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educating themselves and others on the issues, or otherwis…
By E. Ce Miller

Sophia Bush’s 5 Feminist Book Recommendations To Help Fuel Your Activism

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educating themselves and others on the issues, or otherwis…
By Kerri Jarema

The 6 Picture Books I'm Reading To My Kids To Help Them Deal With Current Events

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educating themselves and others on the issues, or otherwis…
By Aisha Saeed

7 Essential Black Feminist Books, According To Author & Attorney Andrea J. Ritchie

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educating themselves and others on the issues, or otherwis…
By Kerri Jarema

What You Need To Know About Toxic Masculinity, Explained In 11 Books

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educating themselves and others on the issues, or otherwis…
By Kerri Jarema

Author Celeste Ng's Resistance Is Fueled By These 4 Books By Women

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educating themselves and others on the issues, or otherwis…
By Maddy Foley

"White Rage" Is Essential Resistance Reading, According To Mark Sundeen

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educating themselves and others on the issues, or otherwis…
By Kerri Jarema

The 2 Books Diane Guerrero Thinks Every American Should Read In The Era Of Trump

In the months since Donald Trump has become president, more and more people have become inspired to join the Resistance — whether that means volunteering, campaigning, donating, making calls, educating themselves and others on the issues, or otherwis…
By Cristina Arreola