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Manske, Jim

Summary: "In 2010, four certified trainers of Nonviolent Communication produced a new tool to help people successfully learn, strengthen, and integrate the skills and consciousness of NVC. They called this tool the Pathways to Liberation Self-Assessment Matrix. Since then, thousands of NVC practitioners have been using the Matrix to identify skills, clarify strengths, discover edges, and navigate their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PuddleDancer Press 2021

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Summary: "Backs Against The Wall: The Howard Thurman Story explores the extraordinary life and legacy of one of the most important religious figures of the 20th century. Born the grandson of slaves, Thurman became a "spiritual foundation" for the Civil Rights Movement, inspiring many of its leaders including Martin Luther King, Jr, Jesse Jackson and Congressman John Lewis. In the mid-1930s, Thurman was...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DOC BAC

Sider, Ronald J.

Summary: "A biblical case for nonviolence from one of the preeminent Christian leaders"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Herald Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 241 SID

Diamond, Louise

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Conari Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.6 DIA

Pinker, Steven

Summary: We've all asked, "What is the world coming to?" But we seldom ask, "How bad was the world in the past?" In this startling new book, cognitive scientist Steven Pinker shows that the past was much worse. Evidence of a bloody history has always been around us: genocides in the Old Testament, gory mutilations in Shakespeare and Grimm, monarchs who beheaded their relatives, and American founders who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.609 PIN

Cecil, Nancy Lee.

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Publisher / Publication Date: LuraMedia 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.1 CEC

McRay, Michael T.

Summary: "Are you my enemy? Am I yours? Violent stories surround us. Brutal beginnings, horror-filled middles, despair-inducing endings. We need better stories: stories forged in the furnace of conflict, narratives that kindle compassion and ignite hope. In the pages of I Am Not Your Enemy, writer Michael T. McRay visits divided regions of the world and interviews activists, peacebuilders, former...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 170 McRay 2020

Schell, Jonathan

Summary: Brave, eloquent, and controversial, these classic works by Jonathan Schell illuminate the nuclear threat to our civilization, and envision a way forward to peace. In The Fate of the Earth–an international bestseller that inspired the nuclear freeze movement–Schell distills the best available scientific and technical information to imagine the apocalyptic aftereffects of nuclear war. Dramatizing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.1747 SCH

Semelin, Jacques.

Summary: In a clear and accessible manner, Jacques Semelin explains that nonviolence is not passivity, but instead a way of being and a way of acting that seeks to resolve conflicts, fight injustice, and build lasting peace. . . . . No matter what one's age, "Nonviolence Explained to My Children" offers invaluable counsel on how to express yourself and deal with all types of conflict in a nonviolent way...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marlowe & Co. 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.61 SEM

Hasak-Lowy, Todd

Summary: "We Are Power brings to light the incredible individuals who have used nonviolent activism to change the world. The book explores questions such as what is nonviolent resistance and how does it work? In an age when armies are stronger than ever before, when guns seem to be everywhere, how can people confront their adversaries without resorting to violence themselves? Through key international...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 303.6 HAS

Penn, Audrey

Summary: When Chester tells his mother about the school bully, she asks him to gather his friends to hear a story about getting along with people who are prickly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tanglewood Press 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC Pen

Darby, Jean

Summary: Traces the life and accomplishments of Martin Luther King Jr., focusing on facts that are not as widely known.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2005

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KIN

Kuhn, Betsy.

Summary: This book follows Mohandas Gandhi's development of his nonviolent protest theories from his days as a young lawyer in South Africa to his later leadership in India. In a defining civil rights gesture Gandhi defied Great Britain's salt monopoly in India when he led a march to a beach and picked up a handful of salt.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 954.035 KUH

Mehl, Nancy.

Summary: "As her Mennonite town is shaken by strange incidents and outright attacks on its residents, Hope Kaufmann is forced to question all she knows and believes"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEH

Merton, Thomas

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Publisher / Publication Date: McCall Pub. Co. 1971

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 261.873 MER

Rieder, Jonathan.

Summary: Jonathan Rieder delves deeper than anyone before into the King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail" --illuminating both its timeless message and its crucial position in the history of civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 RIE

Lewis, John

Summary: "After the success of the Nashville sit-in campaign, John Lewis is more committed than ever to changing the world through nonviolence -- but as he and his fellow Freedom Riders board a bus into the vicious heart of the deep south, they will be tested like never before."--page 3 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2015

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1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 LEW
1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 LEW

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA FIC LEW

Watson, Bruce

Summary: "In the summer of 1964, as the Civil Rights movement boiled over, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) sent more than seven hundred college students to Mississippi to help black Americans already battling for democracy, their dignity and the right to vote. The campaign was called "Freedom Summer." But on the evening after volunteers arrived, three young civil rights workers went...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 323.1196 WAT
1 available in Consider This, Call number: YA 323.1196 WAT

Lewis, John

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Summary: Congressman John Lewis recounts his life, which began in rural poverty in Alabama, and included leadership of the movement to desegregate Nashville, a speech at the 1963 March on Washington, chairmanship of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and election to the U.S. Congress from Georgia in 1986. "John Lewis tells his story of struggle in the civil rights movement, or fomradeship in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1998

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