Are you interested in connecting your high school students with other learners to discuss relevant issues? Teacher Librarian Katie J. McNamara (the founder of #CALibChat) is organizing a virtual book club centered on social justice issues.

social justice book clubThe group will be reading four books:


  • This is Where it Ends by Marieke Nijkamp
  • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  • Kindness for Weakness by Shawn Goodman
  • All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely.



Participants will read the texts and respond to prompts and a call-to-action through Flipgrid.  The group currently consists of participants from California, Alaska, Massachusetts, New York, and Virginia, and is seeking to grow.  

For more information on this opportunity for librarians and all educators, please contact Katie on Twitter (@KatieJMcNamara).

Read more about Katie and check out her CUE-D UP moment by clicking here

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