Books

What are you reading right now? Here is my current and recent past reading list…

Recently I’ve been on a graphic novel / memoir jag – I have been trying to figure out how to turn the cases from my research into a graphic novel. (10/14/10)

Favorite graphic memoirs to date include:

American Born Chinese
     by Gene Luen Yang
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic 
    by Alison Bechdel
Epileptic
    by David P
Persepholis
     by Marjane Satrapi
Stiches
    by David Small
Nylon Road: A Graphic Memoir of Coming of Age in Iran
     by Parsua Bashi
The Good Times Are Killing Me
     by Lynda Barry

Recently read:

Diversity and Difference in Early Childhood Education
                 by Kerry Robinson and Criss Jones Diaz  (good intro and ch. 1 for budding curriculum theorists)
Troubling Education
                by Kevin Kumashiro  (using this one for a couple classes and really like this book)

And here’s my dated reading list from about a year ago.  
I don’t get around to updating this often but these were all good reads.

Made in America: Immigrant students in our public schools
                by Laurie Olsen
We are Americans: Undocumented students pursuing the American dream
                by William Perez and Daniel G. Solorzano
Acting Out: Combating Homophobia through Teacher Activism
                by Blackburn, Clark, Kenney and Smith
Interrogating Heteronormativity in Primary Schools
                 Renee DePalma and Elizabeth Atkinson, Editors
Rethinking Early Childhood Education
                 Ann Pelo, Editor
Games for Actors and Non-Actors
                 by Augusto Boal translated by Adrian Jackson
The Jossey-Bass Reader on Gender in Education
Unleashing the Unpopular:
                Talking About Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity in Education
                Isabel Killoran and Karleen Pendleton Jimenez, Editors

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