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Summer Reading List

by | May 19, 2022 | News | 0 comments

Summer is just around the corner, which hopefully means a little more time to relax and do some reading!  We’ve put together a list of recommended books to help you find some great books to read this summer!

Our list includes books for personal and professional development, as well as some fun poolside/beach reads!

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Professional and Personal Development

SEL/Trauma

The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students By Jessica Minahan and Nancy Rappaport, MD

The Behavior Code Companion: Strategies, Tools, and Interventions for Supporting Students with Anxiety-Related or Oppositional Behaviors by Jessica Minahan

Connections Over Compliance: Rewiring Our Perceptions of Discipline by Lori Desautels

Eyes Are Never Quiet: Listening Beneath the Behaviors of Our Most Troubled Students by Lori Desautels and Michael McKnight

Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom by Kristin Souers with Pete Hall

Hacking School Discipline: 9 Ways to Create a Culture of Empathy and Responsibility Using Restorative Justice by Nathan Maynard and Brad Weinstein

The Invisible Classroom: Relationships, Neuroscience & Mindfulness in School by Kirke Olson  and Louis Cozolino

Lost At School: Why Our Kids With Behavioral Challenges Are Falling Through The Cracks And How We Can Help Them by Ross W. Greene, PhD

Relationship, Responsibility, and Regulation: Trauma-invested Practices for Fostering Resilient Learners by Kristin Souers with Pete Hall

Leadership

The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever by Michael Bungay Stanier

The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups by Daniel Coyle

The Listening Leader: Creating the Conditions for Equitable School Transformation by Shane Safir

Bias

Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People by Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald

How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi


Personal Growth & Wellness 

Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience by Brene Brown

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert

The Body Is Not an Apology: The Power of Radical Self-Love by Sonia Renee Taylor

Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone by Brene Brown

Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Amelia Nagoski & Emily Nagoski

The Desire Map: A Guide to Creating Goals with Soul by Danielle La Porte

Everything Is Figureoutable by Marie Forleo

Fierce Self-Compassion: How Women Can Harness Kindness to Speak Up, Claim Their Power, and Thrive by Kristen Neff

Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being by Martin Seligman

Radical Confidence: 10 No-BS Lessons on Becoming the Hero of Your Own Life by Lisa Bilyeu

Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself by Kristin Neff

You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero

10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story by Dan Harris

Just for the Fun of Reading

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen 

Broken Horses: A Memoir by Brandi Carlile

The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives by Dashka Slater

The Five: The Lives of Jack the Ripper’s Women by Hallie Rubenhold

I am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sanchez

The Last Thing He Told Me: A Novel by Laura Dave

Malibu Rising  by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks

Untamed  By Glennon Doyle

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