Book Review: Literally Unbelievable: Stories from an East Oakland Classroom by Bronwyn Harris

Book Overview The systemic racial and socio-economic inequality in American education continues to leave vulnerable populations of children behind, but mere statistics cannot possibly tell the whole story. As a new teacher thrust into the classroom mid-year—in the part of … Continue reading Book Review: Literally Unbelievable: Stories from an East Oakland Classroom by Bronwyn Harris

Book Review: Some People Even Take Them Home: A Disabled Dad, a Down Syndrome Son, and Our Journey to Acceptance by Tim J. McGuire

Book Overview It is a story filled with passion and compassion, with irreverence and humor, with the awareness of struggles and the joy of achievements. It also is a love story: The love of two generations of parents for their … Continue reading Book Review: Some People Even Take Them Home: A Disabled Dad, a Down Syndrome Son, and Our Journey to Acceptance by Tim J. McGuire

Learning to Breathe Fire: The Rise of CrossFit and the Primal Future of Fitness by J. C. Herz

Book Overview The absorbing, definitive account of CrossFit’s origins, its explosive grassroots growth, and its emergence as a global phenomenon. One of the most illuminating books ever on a sports subculture, Learning to Breathe Fire combines vivid sports writing with a thoughtful … Continue reading Learning to Breathe Fire: The Rise of CrossFit and the Primal Future of Fitness by J. C. Herz